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Zaccheus' Tree, Jericho

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Learn about the Christian story of the Biblical tax collector by visiting Zaccheus' Tree. Zacchaeus was a biblical personality who climbed a sycamore fig tree to be able to see Jesus Christ when he visited Jericho because he was a short man. It's not certain whether or not this is this is the tree from the story, but it is nonetheless old, imposing, and striking. Stand in its shade to get away from the heat and take a turn around the garden full of flowers and plants that surrounds the tree. Using our online itinerary creator, Jericho attractions like Zaccheus' Tree can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It was nice to see the tree that is referenced in the bible. It is on the grounds of the Russian Museum which is worth going into. 
  • Is a tree considered that Zacchaeus climbed up to see Jesus. Is on a main avenue of Jericho
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  • This Sycamore is the daughter tree of the one mentioned in the Bible as Zaccheus tree. You can't give her 500 years - she looks so young, beautiful and kind! :) At least much more kind than a caretake...  more »