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St Catherines Monastery , Sinai Peninsula , Lies At The Foot Of Modern Mount Sin ...

St Catherines Monastery , Sinai Peninsula , Lies At The Foot Of Modern Mount Sin ...

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Description: St Catherines monastery , Sinai Peninsula , lies at the foot of modern Mount Sinai in Saint Catherine at an elevation of 1550 meters . This Greek Orthodox monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The official name of the monastery is Sacred Monastery of the God Trodden Mount Sinai , and it was built between 548 and 565 . This is also the site where Moses is supposed to have seen the burning bush .

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