St Paul’s information
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The Coptic monastery of St Paul is open daily throughout the year from 8am to 3pm, except during Advent and Lent, when it can only be visited on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. During Holy Week it is closed completely to visitors. For enquiries or to confirm visiting times, contact the monastery’ headquarters: St Paul’s , located off Clot Bey, south of Midan Ramses in Cairo.