Discover Baja in Egypt
Baja in the region of Sūhāj is a town located in Egypt - some 242 mi or ( 389 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .
Local time in Baja is now 06:10 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Urban Bani Wasil, Rawafi' al 'Isawiyah, Qina, Qilfaw, and Nag' Hastantrwi. When in this area, you might want to check out Urban Bani Wasil . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Baja ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
دير الانبا شنوده رئيس المتوحدين The Coptic Orthodox White Monastery
the Copts White Monastery of saint shenouda in sohag city , Egypt ..
View out the Window of the Overnight Train - Cairo to Luxor
This is the view out the window of the Overnight Train from Cairo to Luxor. It was taken at about 6:15 am about 30 minutes after sunrise. ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Sidi Arif Mosque
The Sidi Arif Mosque (also known as Masjid Al-Arif Bellah) is one of the largest mosques in Sohag Governorate. It was built for the first time at the 14th century and was reconstructed several times; the last one was in 1968 and being renewed in 1998 for the last time. At the corners of the facade are two minarets, and the roof is crowned by a dome. Inside the five-naves mosque the bases of the piers and the walls were lined with red granite.
Located at 26.55 31.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
The Coptic White Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite. It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, and about four kilometers south east of the Red Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the white limestone of its outside walls. The White Monastery is architecturally similar to the Red Monastery.
Located at 26.53 31.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
The Red Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after an Egyptian saint called Pishay (who is not to be confused with the famous Saint Pishoy). It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Souhag, and about four Km north west of the White Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the construction material of its outside walls, consisting of red (burnt) brick.
Located at 26.55 31.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Sakulta is a small Upper Egyptian city near Akhmim. It is located on the east bank of the Nile, in the Sohag Governorate.
Located at 26.65 31.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Akhmim is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.
Located at 26.57 31.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
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