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Al-Baramos Monastery
المحافظة : Beheira Governorate
المنطقة : Wadi Al Natron
فئة الموقع الاثرى : Coptic monuments
نوع الموقع الاثرى : Monastery
عنوان الموقع الاثرى : Wadi Al-Natron
البعثة العاملة : Not Found
رقم التليفون : Not Found
رقم الفاكس : Not Found
متاح للزيارة : Yes
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توصيف الموقع الاثري :

Also known as Paromeos Monastery and it is dedicated and also named after the Virgin Mary. The Monastery dates back to the 4th Cen. AD during the era of Saint Macarius the Great, where the first group of monks was formed at Wadi Al-Natron. The monastery is located at the northwest end of Wadi Al-Natron, on an area of about 14 km. to the west of the desert road "Cairo-Alexandria" at the Kilo 106 approximately.

The name Baramos or Pa-Romeos is a Coptic word that means of "that of the Romans" and it refers to Saints Maximus and Domitius. The Monastery contains many sights such as the monumental Church which was named after the Virgin Mary and is one of the oldest churches in Wadi Al-Natron, it also contains a table, library, and a fort.