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Monastery of the Cross

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Address:Rehavia Valley, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Temper43
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    Interesting Monastery

    it started as a Georgian monastery and today is inhabited by russian monks and nuns, with a Greek Flag above them, it is extremely interesting to visit and has a very old mosaic in the main church. On...

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    Honoring the Cross of Christ with a Monastery in its Memory

    Sheltering in the valley below the Israel Museum, the Monastery of the Cross easily pre-dates the Museum. Both are worth a visit. The Monastery celebrates the tradition of the tree for the cross of ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1541499619000+0800)/
  • golouis99
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    Interesting building - but it is not essential to visit this Monsatery in a city with so many attractions

    Not far from the Knesset and Israel Museum and only 3 miles from the Old City this thousand year old monastery (possibly built on the site of an earlier church) has a very interesting story to tell (b...

    Reviewed on /Date(1536273791000+0800)/
  • HansCB
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    Well preserved early byzantine monastery with interesting story

    This monastery is very interesting because of its old age, authentic looks and interesting story. Built in early byzantine times, it reveres the story of Lot receiving the woodes staff from which the ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1535664619000+0800)/
  • Veronika P
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    I was disappointed

    I had high exceptions, having read on the Internet before it was a hidden gem. I got there, and I paid 15 NIS entrance fee. The gentleman who was manning the entire place couldn’t speak English well b...

    Reviewed on /Date(1497487279000+0800)/

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