Saint Catherine is one of the most important tourist areas in Sinai, Egypt

Tourism in Saint Catherine, Egypt

Tourism in Saint Catherine, Egypt

Egypt is one of the most important countries in the world in the field of tourism, and it is a source of national income du do put up to its tourism components. The distinguished location is that it mediates the countries of the world with a moderate climate throughout the year and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.

To the north and the Red Sea to the east, and there is the Nile River

The multiplicity of tourist attractions in Egypt of all kinds due to the different Pharaonic, Coptic, Roman, and Islamic civilizations

Egypt has a strong infrastructure in the field of tourism in terms of hotels, tourist resorts, and airlines

Tourism in Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine's Monastery is located in South Sinai, at the bottom of Mount Saint Catherine (the highest mountain peak in Egypt, its height is 2,642 meters).

There is a library in St. Catherine's Monastery, which is one of the oldest libraries in the world. It contains 2000 manuscripts written in different languages.

Activities you can do in Saint Catherine's Monastery

• When you enter the Church of the Transfiguration, you can take memorial photos of the mosaic panel, and the Transfiguration panel, which is the most famous as it dates back to the year 542 AD, one of the most beautiful Coptic paintings

You can climb to the top of Mount Saint Catherine (the highest mountain peak in Egypt, its height is 2642 meters) to see the view of the sunrise from behind Mount Saint Catherine, a view you will never forget in your life and you can take the most beautiful pictures of this wonderful view

You can tour St. Catherine's Monastery and see the most beautiful religious and artistic manuscripts

You can visit the Al-Deir Mosque, where its design is characterized by Islamic architecture and has a wonderful collection of Islamic decorations. Its construction dates back to the 11th century AD.

You can see the burning bush, and its name is due to the place where the Prophet of God Moses - peace be upon him - saw the fire in the story mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Time to visit St. Catherine's Monastery

Visiting from 7 am to 5 pm

Hotels near Saint Catherine's Monastery

There are no hotels near the monastery, but you must book in the hotels in the city. There are 3-star, 4-star and 5-star hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh with excellent services and great locations 


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