St. Anthony El Badwany Church in El Daher District, Cairo, 1899-1915AD (Descriptive and Analytical Study)

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1 Tourist Guidance department , faculty of tourism and Hotels ,Minia University

2 Tourist Guidance Department, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Minia University


The church of St. Antony El Badwany follows the Franciscan monasticism. It is located in El Daher district in Cairo. The church dated back to 1899- 1915 AD., during the reign of Sultan Hussien Kamel (1914- 1917 AD). The research follows the descriptive and analytical method of research. The study aims to provide a full survey of such a style of Franciscan architecture to analyze its artistic elements and provide a full description for the studied construction. The church has not been published. It is considered a good example of the influence of the European Gothic Architecture on Egypt’s Franciscan Architecture.


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