Pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of St. Catherine's Monastery, a still-functioning Eastern Orthodox monastery that dates back to the 6th century. Said to be one of the oldest active Christian monasteries in the world, the ancient walled complex lies nestled in the rocky foothills of Mount Sinai. Arrange a tour of the remote site, a popular pilgrimage spot for multiple religions, to discover a treasure trove of ancient manuscripts, icons, and artworks housed in the historic complex. Put St. Catherine's Monastery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Saint Catherine trip website .
Tours to St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai and St Catherine's Monastery Day Trip from Sharm El Sheikh BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $65
Duration: 16 hours
Mount Sinai Climb and St Catherine Tour from Sharm el Sheikh BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $72
Duration: 14 hours
St. Catherine's Monastery Reviews
You will be attracted to listen to the history of the monastery from the oldest monasteries all over world. Specially the soul of saint Catherine and her fighting for spreading her message to the worl... more »
I wish we had been able to go through the monastery but either our timing was off (our tour group) or the person who decided such things was having a bad day. The walls and garden and greenery of this... more »
Do visit gallery. Ancient icons and manuscripts. Possible to stay - they have a guest house
Long ride to get there. Museum is small but excellent
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