Mount Sinai in early morning light
May 02, 2019 |
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Mount Sinai – Egypt

Located in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, Mount Sinai is another site of utmost importance for the Abrahamic religions. It’s thought to be the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.

Due to its significance, pilgrims and prophets have been visiting the mountain for thousands of years and early Christian monks established a number of monasteries in the region. It has an elevation of 2,285 meters and the ascent takes about 2.5 hours.

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