Russian Museum Jericho, Jericho

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Russian Museum Jericho preserves the little-known history of the Russian community in the Holy Land. Inspired by Byzantine architecture, the structure features commanding domes and columns and sits on land once owned by Russian tsars. The museum's star attraction are Byzantine-era mosaics, but many people come to see the lush citrus garden and centuries-old sycamore tree allegedly featured in a story from the Bible. Plan to visit Russian Museum Jericho during your Jericho vacation using our convenient Jericho day trip tool .
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  • This museum was originally purchased by a Russian monk because of the biblical significance of the tree on the property. However, during construction, they discovered old remains and a beautiful mosai...  more »
  • Despite the fact that the Museum is virtually empty, admission is charged. But interesting photos together in a sign of the opening of the street name of President Medvedev:)
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  • This museum is an interesting presentation of Russian immigrants to Israel. It has lovely surroundings and presumably the tree that Zacheus climbed to see Jesus according to the Bible.  more »
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  • Really nice and cool place to hang out
  • Nice garden. Friendly staff.
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  • Inside, but the outside is beautiful. The building is situated on the street of Dmitry Medvedev:)
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