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Dormition Abbey

Historic SitesHistorical Site
Address: Mount Zion, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • FredPurdue
    FredPurdue
    Seattle
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    Interesting and challenging site for photography

    A church celebrating a spiritual event, the ascension of Mary. We were here on a pilgrimage, but my focus is information regarding photographing here. The interior is quite dark, the area small, and i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1591080856000+0800)/
  • ECLadines
    ECLadines
    Paranaque, Philippines
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    Mother of all churches

    This deserved to be the mother of all churches here in Mt. Zion reserved for the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tradition holds this was the very spot where Mary ended her worldly existence. This is also the be...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587680599000+0800)/
  • Vitor A
    Vitor A
    Lisbon, Portugal
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    Worth going out of the Fortification Wall

    To visit the Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion you should go out of the Fortification Wall, taking Zion Gate. Being outside the Wall is about five minutes’ walk. The Abbey is quite a good work of art and ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585540466000+0800)/
  • 187brianm
    187brianm
    Montrose, United Kingdom
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    Absolutely beautiful

    This is well worth visiting if you go to the area where King David is said to be buried and where the last supper was supposed to have taken place.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583727468000+0800)/
  • Linda Y
    Linda Y
    Dallas, Texas
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    Where the Virgin Mary Fell Asleep

    The massive Benedictine Church of the Dormition with its conical roof and four round corner sandstone towners has been a Jerusalem landmark since construction was completed in 1910. The current church...

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