The Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine is located at the foot of Mount Horeb, where in the Old Testament Moses received the tablets of the Law. The mountain is known and sanctified by Muslims as Mount Moses. The entire area is sacred to three world religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. It is one of the largest religious shrines in the world. Read more about it and learn about the history of this monastery through this blog. Also, through Sharm El Sheikh trips, you can visit and get to know him accompanied by Happy Egypt private tour guide.
St. Catherine's Monastery, officially the Holy Royal Monastery of St. Catherine of Holy Mount Sinai and the Footstool of God, is a Christian monastery located in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. With your Egypt travel packages, you can spend some days in Sharm El Sheikh. Through Sharm El Sheikh Excursion, you can visit this monastery and learn about its history.
St. Catherine is safe, it's a small, cozy town where everyone knows each other. Actually traveling on the main roads involves some risk factors, but the chance of anything bad happening is very small as it is a very safe place and you can relive the religious history of this great monastery.
The monastery was built around the site traditionally considered to be the site of the burning bush seen by the Prophet Moses. St. Catherine's Monastery also includes "Moses' Well".
Take a tour to discover the most important landmarks of the Sinai Desert. The tour will begin by heading towards the Monastery of St. Catherine, which is located in the heart of the Sinai Peninsula at an altitude of 1,570 meters. Red Sea packages give you the opportunity to visit this monastery through Happy Egypt. Contact us and learn more. The importance of this place, according to tradition, is that Moses saw the bush burning with fire and it did not burn here. The place is located at the foot of the hills of Mount Musa or Mount Sinai. It is also that Moses received the Tablets of the Law with the Ten Commandments written on the top of Mount Sinai. Explore this with Egypt Classic Tours.
St. Catherine's Monastery dates back to the era of Emperor Justinian during the 6th century, the same time the wall surrounding the monastery that you can see today was built. But the monastery was named St. Catherine at the beginning of the eleventh century, after Saint Catherine, who was one of the first Christian martyrs of Alexandria., Contact us and know more about oue Sharm El Sheikh tours.