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Monastery of the Cross, Jerusalem

(4.1/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
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  • The Monastery of the Cross is a Greek Orthodox Medieval Monastery built as a fortress. Look for the door on the left side of the church, this door leads to the room that is over the spot where the Hol...  more »
  • Built by the GEORGIAN King,on a site donated to Georgia on the Fourth Century by the Byzanthine Emperor Konstantinus when Georgia became christian,Built in the valley of the Holy Tree used by the Roma...  more »
  • מנזר עתיק וחביב מאוד, בהחלט שווה ביקור אם אתם בסביבה. קיים מהתקופה הביזנטית, שכן לפי המסורת שם גדל העץ שעליו נצלב ישוע. תקופה מעניינת במיוחד היא ימי הביניים, שאז הוא היה אחד ממנזרים גיאורגים רבים. הנ"...  more »
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  • The monastery was built on the site where one of the roots have grown 3 wood: cedar, pine and cypress that make up the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified later, after God`s mind.In Georgian monastery of the Holy Cross, serbian St.Sava has raised residences at his first pilgrimage in 1229 A.C.
  • Perfect in all aspects. Will recommend an extra toilet.
  • Very interesting, beautiful place! Its a georgian monastery actually built a thousand years ago. Looks like a castle. Picturesque! Entrance fee - 15 nis. They have a small museum and a church. Definitely worth a visit. In a shop - shirts for baptizing quite cheap. In a museum - gold icon, a present from Georgian president.
  • amazing place, in the heart of the city.
  • Simple and pleasant accommodation. Rather frosty reception from staff.