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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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  • In the past, it is free to visit this tree. Now a new museum and garden were built around this tree and you need to pay an entrance fee, not expensive, for the visit. All this made it is worth to visi...  more »
  • they say that it is the tree of Zechariah, but it turns out that the tree has less than 200 years. to the side are planting a lot of trees as to have replacements
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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.  more »