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St Katherine's Monastery

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Located on the foot of Mount Sinai (also known as Moses Mountain) on the Sinai peninsula, St. Katherine's Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, run by Eastern Orthodox monks. It was built between 527 and 565, which makes it one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world. Inside its walls is the Chapel of the Burning Bush, where a living bush, said to have come from the bush that Moses saw burning, grows.

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A: View of St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

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View of Saint Katherine's Monastery on the Sinai peninsula, one of the oldest Christian monasteries i...

View of St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

B: Saint Catherines Monastery

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Saint Catherines Monastery

C: Camels outside St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

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St. Katherine's Monastery in the Sinai peninsula attracts a lot of visitors from around the world. Ma...

Camels outside St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

D: Chapel of the Burning Bush in St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

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This small chapel inside St Katherine's Monastery on the Sinai peninsula is a true treasure chest wit...

Chapel of the Burning Bush in St Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

E: The Burning Bush at St. Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

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This living bush grows inside the walls of St. Katherine's Monastery. It is said to have come from th...

The Burning Bush at St. Katherine's Monastery, Sinai

F: Outside St Katherine Monastery

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The beautiful valley of Saint Katherine's monastery in South Sinai with Mount Sinai (the highest peak...

Outside St Katherine Monastery

G: Visitors in the garden of St. Katherine's Monastery

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St. Katherine's Monastery in South Sinai attracts many visitors from all over the world. The Orthodox...

Visitors in the garden of St. Katherine's Monastery

H: Olive Trees in St Katherine's Monastery

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Old olive trees growing in the beautiful gardens surrounding St. Katherine's Monastery in the Sinai p...

Olive Trees in St Katherine's Monastery

I: Garden in St Katherine's Monastery

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Saint Katherine's Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the foot of Mount Sinai on the Sinai p...

Garden in St Katherine's Monastery

J: waiting for sun to rise above mount Sinai

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Mount Sinani/Moses Mountain is the 2nd highest peak allover Egypt, people climb it in 2-3 hours at ni...

waiting for sun to rise above mount Sinai

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Egypt ; Arabic: مصر‎, Miṣr or Máṣr) is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Western Asia. Covering an area of about 1,010,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi), Egypt borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. The great majority of its estimated 82 million live near the banks of the Nile River, in an area of about 40,000 square kilometers (15,000 sq mi), where the only arable agricultural land is found. The large areas of the Sahara Desert are sparsely inhabited. About half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with the majority spread across the densely-populated centres of greater Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities in the Nile Delta.

Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramid complex and its Great Sphinx. The southern city of Luxor contains numerous ancient artifacts, such as the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Egypt is widely regarded as an important political and cultural nation of the Middle East.

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