Hanging Church is also known as Suspended Church in English or Al-Moallaqa in Arabic. It received this name because it was built on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress. This building dates back to 3rd cent AD and the beginning of the 4th century AD and with the passage of time building has been destroyed and restored many times. It is believed that the present building was constructed in 7th and 10th century. The main furnishings – the pulpit and screens – date from the 13th century. It is such an ancient church that objects that were redundant are preserved in the Coptic Museum. Visitors taking flights to Cairo just love to visit this religious building. Egyptian Christians are known as Coptics since the 5th century, and being the church of ancient Egyptian Christians it is popular as Coptic Church in Cairo.
The entrance from the street is through iron gates approached by 29 steps due to this reason travelers to Cairo taking Cairo flights dubbed it as upper Church or Staircase Church. Church has a splendid building it’s has a beautifully-decorated gate, an open courtyard flanked by mosaics, an 11th-century marble pulpit surmounts 13 graceful pillars three wooden doors decorated with geometric patterns, framed with decorative carvings in the stone wall. Visitors from Europe love to take Cairo flights from UK and taking some time to wander around and worship at this church. Flights reservation can be made with any trust worthy Travel Company such as Cairo flights This place is free of any entrance fee for all visitors.
This 23.5 meters long, 18.5 meters wide and 9.5 meters high church got popularity in 14th and 15th century. By taking your Cairo Egypt flights you may discover the ancient sites and culture of Coptic Christians. Inside the church is a museum, occupying an area of over 8,000 sq meters. It features almost 16,000 objects of importance to the Copts of Egypt. Visitors taking cheap Cairo flights in summer season can stay there just to relax for some time as the building of church is set in a shady garden. This is the best place to relax your mind and soul by sparing some time for worship. You need to take Cairo Egypt flights from UK to tour this historical land mark, and flights reservation can be made with any well known Travel Company
Last year I took Cairo flights with Cairo flights from UK to tour this ancient city of Cairo. I just loved to visit this historical and beautiful church of ancient times.