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World Heritage Site Abu Mena

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.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

ivTo be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history. All
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Tamr Hena Museum

Discover Tamr Hena Museum in Alexandria, Egypt: Part shoe store, part sociopolitical art gallery, part zoo.