For 400 years from the 3th AD to 7th AD, Egypt was painted with a Coptic culture and the city was contained many churches on the route which the holy family took crossing Egypt seek refuge from Herod. Despite the city of Alexandria being the entry point of Christianity, the old city of Cairo became the stronghold of many churches and a true example of Christian architecture from the beginning of the 5th century to our current day. All of Egypt Coptic Churches style of architecture was deeply affected by a set of environmental, economic, cultural, and political powers for their time which led to continuing shift in their directions of structural systems, decorative form, building material, and many others. The architecture of Egypt Coptic Churches style was highly affected also by ancient Egyptian pharaonic and Greco-roman period architectural elements which made it highly unique as it acted as a source of inspiration and influence of the Egyptian Islamic architecture as some Coptic architecture features in many Islamic building all across Egypt that you can discover during your Egypt tours. The enchanting scenery of the design and decorations of Egypt Coptic Churches are an absolute wonder to behold as they act like keepers for a living heritage that played an important role in the formation of Egypt.