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Abu Mena
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Abu Mena

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Egypt
Best of: Ruins, Christianity
The church, baptistry, basilicas, public buildings, streets, monasteries, houses and workshops in this early Christian holy city were built over the tomb of the martyr Menas of Alexandria, who died in A.D. 296. [More Details]
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