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Baja Destination Guide

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 .

Interactive map of Baja

Local time in Baja is now 07:42 PM (Saturday) . 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.


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دير الانبا شنوده رئيس المتوحدين The Coptic Orthodox White Monastery

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the Copts White Monastery of saint shenouda in sohag city , Egypt ..

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View out the Window of the Overnight Train - Cairo to Luxor

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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.55 31.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1300s architecture, Arabic architecture, Mosques in Egypt

White Monastery

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.53 31.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 5th century

Red Monastery

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.

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Located at 26.55 31.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries established in the 4th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries

Sakulta

Sakulta is a small Upper Egyptian city near Akhmim. It is located on the east bank of the Nile, in the Sohag Governorate.

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Located at 26.65 31.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Akhmim

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.

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Located at 26.57 31.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate