Saint Catherine’s Monastery

Saint Catherine’s Monastery

Saint Catherine's Monastery is an old monastery lies on the Sinai Peninsula in the South Sinai Governorate. Egypt. It was built between 548 and 565 AD and is considered one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. Saint Catherine's Monastery was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: South Sinai Governorate

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Byzantine & Christian Monuments

World Heritage Site

Official Name: Saint Catherine Area

Date of Inscription: 2002

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