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Saint Barbara Church

Project details Location: Ash Sharabiyah, Cairo, Egypt Date Constructed: April 1943 The church was built in 1943 and its considered as the second coptic church to be built in this district "Ash Sharabiyah" Main Features: Interior: The Altar curtain is so simple that contains icons without any decoration, seems like it was inspired by the [...]
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Saint Mary Church – Faggala

Project details Location: Faggala, Cairo Date Constructed: 1884 "St Mary’s Church in Faggala is one of the oldest churches in Cairo. Faggala was given its current name because its land was famous for figl, Arabic for radishes." "In Khedive Ismaïl’s time, many wealthy Copts bought land in Faggala on which the palaces of that earlier [...]
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Saint George Church – Khamraway

Project details Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt Architect: Unknown (Italian) Date Constructed: 1925   Back to the 1925, the church was completed and it was considered to be the 2nd completed church after St. Mary Church Masarra (1.6 km away from the Church)   Main Features: Interior: The Altar curtain is unique as it contains icons [...]
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Saint Mary, Lady Of Kneeling Church

About: Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt Constructed: 1906 Back to 1906, Notre Dame De Repentance was constructed as a Monastery for Sisters where they used to knee all the time through shifting between them in which there was kneeing all the time in front of the Alter calling God for forgiveness. The Church has architectural features [...]
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Saint Antony Church – Shobra

Project details Location: Shobra, Cairo, Egypt Architects: Riyadh Gerges + Seif Nasrallah Contractors: "El-Khawaga" Wanis Mikhail El-Nekhaily. Date Constructed: 1935-1950 Area: 850 m²   St. Antony Church where more than 42 monks & sisters came out of it including 9 bishops, in addition to Pope Shenouda III. Back to the 1935, a 850m2 gross was [...]
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Downtown Cairo Under The Clouds – Theme 2

Project details Location: Downtown Cairo, Egypt Date Constructed: 19th-20th Century Downtown Cairo is one of the preserved heritage sites in Cairo back to the 19th Century and it was partially modeled after European Cities like Paris and Vienna at that time. It contains a variety o Buildings that most of them where designed by architects [...]
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Heliopolis Tram

Project details Location: Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt   In 1894, Baron Edouard Empain (1852-1929) established a subsidiary, the Societe Anonyme Tramways du Caire,  with Belain Partner Jules Urban, and six months later their 1st Egyptian Tramway line was up and running. Baron Empain was looking for a city that would conform to the Egyptian Tradition, he [...]
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