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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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  • "here's the tree on which Zacchaeus climbed up to see Jesus" neither do you stop with the coach little estimated
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  • The mulberry fig tree in Jericho isn't worth a visit. Perhaps one can imagine something more the story of Zächäus. Here no stop is worth Aonsonsten. It is also not easy to find. Also the seller can be quite "troublesome". In addition, such a tree is hardly over 800 years old - you reckon themselves.
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  • It was fun reviving old Sunday School song "Zacchaeus was a wee little man, a wee little man was he...." Probably not 2,000 years old, though I know of a 2,000year old tree in Florida. Just stopped br...  more »