The Monastery of Saint Gerassimos, Jericho

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  • An interesting fact, the Abbot likes birds and the entire monastery filled with the sounds and singing of birds. It's just fabulous! On the wall of the monastery made houses for birds, greenery inside cages with birds, in a Word, the good Abbot, and another from a very loves opera singing and builds an Opera House next to the monastery!
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  • The place is an area Israel Highway 90 and not dangerous. The Greek Orthodox Church, a Bejeweled golden color controls and many aachtors. Now renovating the dome with fresco paintings. In the crypt there is a beautiful little painting pulled Maria nursing Jesus
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  • Visited this gorgeous Greek monastery on our way to see of Galilee. In Arabic it is known as Deir Hajla, meaning the monastery of the partridge, a bird common to the area.The monastery is named after ...  more »

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