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Known in the Arab world as al-Muallaqah “The Suspended” church, and by Christians as the Hanging Church its Cairo’s most famous Coptic church. The Church commemorates the Virgin Mary, and is named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress in Old Cairo with its interior-nave suspended over a passage.

A visit to Acre during a Christian Holy Land trip is part of the Israeli experience. The city of Acre, most commonly known as Akko, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, dating back to the time of the Pharaoh Thutmose III. The city is at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay in the northern coastal plain region, and has traditionally been a focal point for commercial activity in it’s waterways due to the cities important location and access to sea.

Named for “Our Father” prayer (Pater Noster), the Church of the Pater Noster also known as the Sanctuary of the Eleona stands on the traditional site in the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem where Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:2-4). This partially reconstructed Roman Catholic Church stands today in land formally belonging to France, which makes for an interesting Holy Land trip story.

The stunning location of Saint Catherine’s Monastery makes it an amazing holy land tour destination, located in the triangular zone between the Desert of El-Tih, the Gulf of Aquaba and the Gulf of Suez is made of granite rock blending with the colors of Mount Sinai.

Mount Nebo standing 3,300 ft high located only six miles northwest of Madaba Jordan is according to the scriptures, the mountain from where God showed Moses the Promise Land to his people before he died (Deuteronomy 34). Naturally Mount Nebo has traditionally been an important site for Christians traveling to the Holy Land, and is a popular stop for tours that go on to Jordan from Israel.

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