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. By using our Jericho travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Russian Museum Jericho and other attractions in Jericho.
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  • February 4, 2017
    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 »
  • December 17, 2016
    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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  • November 13, 2016
    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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  • March 22, 2017
    Really nice and cool place to hang out
  • February 8, 2017
    Nice garden. Friendly staff.
  • April 10, 2017
    Ok
  • May 9, 2017
    Beautiful
  • January 9, 2017
    Inside, but the outside is beautiful. The building is situated on the street of Dmitry Medvedev:)
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