St. Catherine Monastery

St Catherine Monastery

St Catherine Monastery

St. Catherine’s monastery built between 548:565, it consider one of the oldest monasteries in the world, it built in the site where mosses have seen burning bush, on a order from Justinian I the emperor of Rome, With a fascinating multicultural works of art that include icons, mosaics, oil paintings and one of the largest collections of illuminated manuscripts, St Catherine Monastery became the major landmark of Sinai.

St. Catherine monastery is located on the high level of Egypt at Sinai, It is landscape is wild, with spectacular icons to monks is made the walls of the monastery breathtaking, moreover the monastery library contains the early codices and manuscripts in the world. In fact, while small towns and villages have grown up on the shores of the two gulfs, only a few Bedouin nomads roam the mountains and arid land inland. Well known mountains dominate this region, including Mount Sinai (2,285 meters), Mount St.Catherine (2,637 meters), Mount Serbal (2,070 meters) and Mount Episteme.

Prepare to be blown away by the magnificence of St Catherine Monastery, Scout around the gleaming finds of this monastery while stare at Burning bush, keen to see the room of skulls, moreover be astonishment with the rich history indeed. Is the oldest Christian monastery, its walls and buildings of great significance to studies of Byzantine architecture and the Monastery houses outstanding collections of early Christian manuscripts and icons, The rugged mountainous landscape, containing numerous archaeological and religious sites and monuments, forms a perfect backdrop to the Monastery.