Hanging Church

Hanging Church Of Cairo

  • Kom Ghorab, Old Cairo, Cairo Governorate 4244001, Egypt

The Hanging Church of Cairo, also known as the Suspended Church or Al-Muallaqa, is a historic Coptic Orthodox church located in the ancient district of Old Cairo in Egypt. The church is one of the oldest and most famous churches in Cairo, known for its unique architecture and hanging location over the Babylon Fortress. The Hanging Church dates back to the 3rd century and has undergone several renovations and restorations over the centuries, with its current form dating to the 11th century. The church is a popular tourist attraction and a significant cultural and religious site for the Coptic Orthodox community in Egypt.