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Alexandria - Cairo (including the Pyramids) - Egypt reference - Egyptian Arabic phrasebook

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Alexandria is a city that has a remarkable number of churches, cathedrals and mosques.

Some of the most significant places of Christian worship are ;

Firstly, Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral founded in 60 AD and located in Mahatet El Raml.

More over, the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria, and also known as the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa founded by the Apostle and Evangelist Mark and is located in small Mansheya.

Others are Saint Marc Church, the Roman Catholic Church, Alexandria Bible Church in Elaatareen, Debana Church in Mahatet El Raml, Arman Catholic Church, Mary Marcus Church, Mar Mena Church, Anba Tekla Church in Ibrahemeya ,Mary Gerges Church in Bacos , and last but not least Al Qedeseen IN Sidi-Beshr.

As for the muslim worship places ; One of the most popular and oldest is Abu Ali Mosque in Mansheya , Next comes the Telbana Mosque which is considered an hanged mosque ,More over, Abu El Abas mosque in Elanfoushy. Others are Sidi El Kabary Mosque, Sidi El Boseiry Mosque , El Atareen Mosque in El Atareen , El Naby Daniel Mosque in El Naby Daniel street , El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Mahatet El Raml, Sidi Gaber Mosque in Sidi Gaber, lastly ,Sidi Bishr Mosque in Sidi Bishr.