Visit Deir (Monastery) El Surian

Deir (Monastery) El-Surian

Dating back to the 6th century, the monastery of El Surian was built by the monks of Saint Beshoy Monastery who were opposed to Julianist doctrines that held the incorruptibility of Christ's body. By the end of the 8th century, the doctrinal problems .....Mas

The Church of the Holy Virgin

The Church of the Holy Virgin dates back to the 7th century and it was built in a basilican plan. A domed court leads to the church that consists of a nave, a choir, and a sanctuary. The vaulted ceiling of the central nave is made of wood. On the wa .....Mas