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St. Catherine's Monastery ....

The majestic Sinai Mountains embrace one of the oldest monasteries in the world, Saint Catherine's Monastery, which is located at the top of an inhabited area in Sinai, 1600 meters above sea level, surrounded by a group of the highest mountains in Egypt including Mount Catherine, Mount Moses, and Mount Safsafa, and features a mild climate summers, very cold winters where snow covers mountain peaks.

Saint Catherine is the largest nature reserve in Egypt in terms of size, amounting to 5130 square kilometers, it is also a tourist destination attracting crowds of travelers from all over the world to visit religious monuments, safari in the desert and mountain climbing, the monastery is a unique piece of art that combines Arabic mosaics and inscriptions in Russian and Greek and frescoes.

Saint Catherine monastery boasts many treasures and the world's most famous religious symbols including the Mount Musa, the tomb of the Prophet Aaron and Moses shrub, plus a lot of valuable gifts …