Trip to the martyr George monastery in El Rozikat (Margergis)

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The monastery bears the name of the martyr George, and called it the ” El Rozikat Monastery”, after the neighboring village to distinguish it from the rest of the monasteries and churches of St .George, which are widespread in Egypt.

Join us in this interesting trip and learn about the story of the martyr George and his torture to deny Jesus until he received the crown of martyrdom and the story of building a monastery...
The monastery bears the name of the martyr George, and called it the ” El Rozikat Monastery”, after the neighboring village to distinguish it from the rest of the monasteries and churches of St .George, which are widespread in Egypt.

Join us in this interesting trip and learn about the story of the martyr George and his torture to deny Jesus until he received the crown of martyrdom and the story of building a monastery named after him
Trip to the martyr George monastery in El Rozikat (Margergis) photo 1 Trip to the martyr George monastery in El Rozikat (Margergis) photo 2

Itinerary Details

Visit: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

Start your trip by pick up from your hotel in Luxor in a private car to visit the martyr George monastery in El Rozikat in Luxor
About the monastery
The monastery is located in the governorate of Luxor, south of Egypt, west of the village “Rozikat” .
The current church in the monastery dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries ,which another historical church was located in the same place . There are six structures, three bellows, and the structures named Saint George, St. Matthews the Fakhoury, St. Anthony, the Virgin, the Angel and the Martyrs.The church covers 24 dome made of mud bricks.
Saint George of the Qabadun princes grew up in Asia Minor in the third century AD during the time of the Roman Tsar Diocletian in 3.3 AD. At the beginning of his life, he served as an officer in...
Visit: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt

Start your trip by pick up from your hotel in Luxor in a private car to visit the martyr George monastery in El Rozikat in Luxor
About the monastery
The monastery is located in the governorate of Luxor, south of Egypt, west of the village “Rozikat” .
The current church in the monastery dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries ,which another historical church was located in the same place . There are six structures, three bellows, and the structures named Saint George, St. Matthews the Fakhoury, St. Anthony, the Virgin, the Angel and the Martyrs.The church covers 24 dome made of mud bricks.
Saint George of the Qabadun princes grew up in Asia Minor in the third century AD during the time of the Roman Tsar Diocletian in 3.3 AD. At the beginning of his life, he served as an officer in the army of the tsar and was a contemporary of the young people of the cave who were mentioned in the holy books.
He then left the Tsar’s service when he began a wave of terrible persecution of believers in the Christian faith, and St. George stood on the side of the opponents of Caesar and stubbornly defended Christianity.
He was tortured and tortured until he was martyred and buried in the Palestinian city of Lod
In its annual celebrations, the monastery receives about 100,000 visitors from 10 to 16 November each year.
Then you will have your lunch at a local restaurant
At the end of the trip you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor

Duration: 4 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Transfers in a private car
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Mineral water
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Coptic attractions mentioned in the program
  • Tour Guide
Not Included
  • Tipping (optional)
Departure Point
Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
7:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
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Cancellation Policy

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