Near to Asyut there are two monasteries which existence confirms that fact that the Christianity has strongly taken roots in this region in the IV century. This information on ancient Egypt is confirmed. Copts believe that these and some other places are marked out by stay of Sacred family those four years, when Maria, Joseph and kid Jesus had to disappear in Egypt to avoid made by the tsar the Tyrant of beating of children. Though in the Bible it is a little told about this time, details of their wanderings have been shown in a dream to patriarch Feofil (500 g) and Copts have much added since then to this legend. Councils to tourists in Egypt – attentively to listen to the guide not to miss the noteworthy facts. Actually the most part of tourists which can be met in Asyut, Copts make of other areas of Egypt, making pilgrimage for religious holidays. By the way, if you have chosen tourist rounds to Egypt, can arrive also. But the travel agency of Asyut does not lose hope to draw attention of foreigners Meir’s tombs which now have no special popularity.
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