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Dormition Abbey

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Recommended sightseeing time:1-2 hours
Address:Mount Zion, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • ChristyS6
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    beautiful

    where the virgin mary was buried they believe. its beautiful, big, open, calming. a sense of serenity somehow. very much worth seeing. i actually visited March 2018.

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  • FredPurdue
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    Interesting and challenging site for photography

    A church celebrating a spiritual event, the ascension of Mary. We were here on a pilgrimage, but my focus is information regarding photographing here. The interior is quite dark, the area small, and i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1591080856000+0800)/
  • ECLadines
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    Mother of all churches

    This deserved to be the mother of all churches here in Mt. Zion reserved for the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tradition holds this was the very spot where Mary ended her worldly existence. This is also the be...

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  • Vitor A
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    Worth going out of the Fortification Wall

    To visit the Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion you should go out of the Fortification Wall, taking Zion Gate. Being outside the Wall is about five minutes’ walk. The Abbey is quite a good work of art and ...

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  • 187brianm
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    Absolutely beautiful

    This is well worth visiting if you go to the area where King David is said to be buried and where the last supper was supposed to have taken place.

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