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Coptic Orthodox Sites

Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Coptic Orthodox sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.



  • St. Mark's Coptic Cathedral
    Alexandria, Egypt
    The seat of the Pope of Alexandria, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, this church is believed to stand on the site of the church founded by St. Mark the Evangelist.
  • Hanging Church
    Cairo, Egypt
    The best-known Coptic church in Cairo is this church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and named for its elevated location. It dates mainly from the 10th century.