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The monastery of El-Azab


Deir Azab.
Known with the monastery of Saint Abram and Saint Virgin Mary.
El-Azab Monastery is located 6 Km south of Medinet El-Fayoum. It is considered one of the most important monasteries in the Fayoum because it is the burial place of Anba Abram, the favorite bishop of Fayoum and Giza from 1882 to 1914. This monastery was built in the 12th century by Peter, the bishop of the Fayoum. Very little of the 12th century original building is still remaining in the church of saint virgin, while everything looks modern

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The Bridge and the Mosque of Qaitbey

The Bridge and the Mosque of Qaitbey

This Bridge was established by Lady Khawand Aslbay in the fifteenth century And Lady Khawand Aslbaa is the wife of sultan Qaitbey and sister of Sultan al-Zahir Qansouh
This bridge consists of two arches of stone which is built on the Bahr Youssef
In 1894 this bridge was rebuild which has been known from this time as El wadaa bridge And that is because it is located on the outside of the city and it is connected to its grave yard.