The Monastery of St. Macarius, Alexandria

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  • This large monastery includes many relics relating to Saint Macarius and also John the Baptist. An old tamarind tree is supposed to date back to the 4th century. Our guiding monk was friendly and...  more »
  • The Monastery was about to abandoned in the late 60s with only 7 very old monks whose age was between 105 - 80 years old until the revival of the Monastery took place in 1969 by Pope Cyril VI's...  more »

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