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Destination Name: St. Catherine
Country: Egypt

Sinai is a holy land where many of the Biblical events are believed to have taken place. The Monastery of St. Catherine was built on the site of the Burning Bush,

General Info:
Located at the foot of Mountain Moses and St. Catherine Monastery, approximately 281 Miles far from Cairo, in the heart of Sinai. St. Catherine is famous for its monastery which was dedicated to one of Alexander's rulers, Saint Catherine, who converted to Christianity and was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith. St. Catherine's Monastery, was constructed by order of the Emperor Justinian between 527-565.AD, Moreover, you can enjoy climbing Moses Mountain, the place where Moses received Ten Commandments from his Lord. The climb to Holy Peak includes 3750 steps of repentance, a Gate of Confession for absolution and a gate of the Law where climbers remove their shoes.

Tourist Info:
Located at the foot of Mountain Moses and St. Catherine Monastery, approximately 281 Miles far from Cairo, in the heart of Sinai. St. Catherine is famous for its monastery which was dedicated to one of Alexander's rulers, Saint Catherine, who converted to Christianity and was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith. St. Catherine's Monastery, was constructed by order of the Emperor Justinian between 527-565.AD, Moreover, you can enjoy climbing Moses Mountain, the place where Moses received Ten Commandments from his Lord. The climb to Holy Peak includes 3750 steps of repentance, a Gate of Confession for absolution and a gate of the Law where climbers remove their shoes.

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