Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Hanging Church

Hanging Church or Suspended Church (Al-Muallaqa) is so called because it's built on top of the Water Gate of Roman Babylon. Hanging Church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. To get to Hanging Church, just walk up the Sharia Mar Girgis street from the Mar Girgis Metro station.

Hanging Church

Interior of Hanging Church, one of the darker pillars is said to symbolize Judas


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