St Catherine Monastery Day Tour From Dahab By Bus

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$ 175 per

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3 hours

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Dahab Day Tours

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St Catherine Monastery Day Tour From Dahab By Bus, We will pick you up from your hotel in Dahab by Air-conditioned vehicle then drive to The monastery 1:30 driving, the monastery was built by order of Emperor Justinian I between 527 and 565, enclosing the Chapel of the Burning Bush ordered to be built by Helena, the mother of Constantine I, at the site where Moses is supposed to have seen the burning bush; the living bush on the grounds is purportedly the original. It is also referred to as "St. Helen's Chapel." The site is sacred to Judaism,Christianity and Islam.commonly known as Saint Catherine's, the full, official name of the monastery is, The Sacred and Imperial Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount of Sinai, and the patronal feast of the monastery is the Transfiguration. The site was associated with St. Catherine of Alexandria (whose relics were purported to have been miraculously transported there by angels) and it became a favorite site of pilgrimage,then you will return to your hotel in Dahab.