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Paromeos Monastery

Paromeos Monastery

Paromeos Monastery or Monastery of Our Lady Baramus is a Coptic Orthodox monastery located in Wadi El Natrun, Beheira Governorate, Egypt. The monastery, which is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was founded in 335 AD by Saint Macarius the Great.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Beheira Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: The monasteries of the Arab Desert and Wadi Natrun

Date of Submission: 2003

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