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Saint George Church – ElGyoushi

Saint George Church – ElGyoushi

Saint George Church – ElGyoushi

Project details

  • Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt
  • Architect: Maher Demian
  • Date Constructed: 1938-1950
  • Extensions: 1964

 

Back to the 1938, the church was owned by a family were they were going to build their own house, then they built a church according to a special demand. The Charitable Coptic Orthodox Association for Peace played a role at the church reconstruction after building a small temporary church.

Main Features:

Interior:

White vault ceiling filled with patterns of Stars & Crosses, in addition to the Green/Blue Glazed windows with clerestory lighting and painted yellowish windows

Exterior:

It’s filled with patterns at the front facade in addition to the cross crenelations on the top in addition to saints paintings.

 

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