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Cairo - Old Cairo

Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Hanging Church, and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga) Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

Coptic Cairo is a part of the religion community witch consists of Abraham bin Ezra synagogue (witch contains the most important Geniza documents) , Coptic churches and Amr bin Al-As mosque (first mosque was built in Egypt and Africa) thatís why the area is very important for the three major religions.