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. Zaccheus' Tree is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Jericho Edition.
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  • This is the tree on which Zacchaeus climbed to get a better view of Christ when he had visited Jericho.Just a stop by to click some pictures is all that is recommended!!  more »
  • This tree is located in a garden that was built with the cooperation of the Government of Russia with the Palestinians. This garden looks beautiful. In it there is the olive tree called the Zacchaeus ...  more »
  • Our guide said that this is not the original tree and this tree may be 800 years old. But the feeling is great about Zaccheeus who climbed on the tree to see Jesues  more »
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