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Excursion № 11.
Russian Orthodox monasteries of Jerusalem
View of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Gethsemane
© The Orthodox Pilgrim Center "Russia in Colors" in Jerusalem
© Photo by Pavel Platonov July 18, 2008
In this rich and diverse in its geography of the excursion includes various places associated with the Russian spiritual and cultural presence in Jerusalem. First we will visit Gethsemane, where there will be an opportunity to see the Russian Gethsemane convent, in the temple of which the relics of the holy Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna and Nun Varvara rest. Also in Gethsemane will be the opportunity to visit the tomb of Virgin Mary. Then the journey continues to the top of Olive Mount, where the panorama of the holy city of Jerusalem from the viewing platform appears to the travelers. Russian Ascension convent on the top of Olives Mount, reveals the amazing spiritual world of the famous ascetic pious XIX century - the head of the Russian spiritual mission in Jerusalem - Archimandrite Antonin (Kapustin). Then the journey continues in the southern direction of the perfect Jerusalem by visiting the Russian women's Gorniy Monastery in a picturesque place known as Ein Kerem.
The excursion begins at the place of accommodation of the tourists in Jerusalem (the address and time of the excursion beginning is indicated in advance by the guide). On the tour you need to have comfortable shoes, drinking water and a hat from the sun. Clothes should be like when visiting temples (men should not visit temples in shorts, women should have clothes with closed shoulders, do not have a neckline, short skirts and shorts, you can wear trousers). At the request of tourists to the tour, you can add a visit to the city of Bethlehem. To cross the border post between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, tourists need to have a passport with them.
The price for all participants of the excursion on our car with a departure from Jerusalem is $ 400 (with the number of up to 6 people in the car), and $ 550 (with the number of participants from 7 to 15 people).
When you leave for a tour from Tel Aviv and its environs on our car, the price for up to 6 people is $ 500, and from 7 to 15 people - $ 750.
We wish you a pleasant stay and an exciting journey and pilgrimage!
Prices are quoted in USD
The price does not include the cost of paid entries along the route.
The tour starts from Jerusalem.
In case of accommodation of participants of excursion in Tel Aviv and its vicinities or in other cities of Israel, we can help to get to Jerusalem by public transport.
There is a possibility of delivery on excursions and back on our transport from the area of Tel Aviv and its environs and the Dead Sea for an additional fee.
The program provides an overview of the main attractions.
The program takes into account the wishes of the excursion.
A detailed program, taking into account the wishes of the excursionist, is made after consent to the cost of the services.
The tour is accompanied by Tour guide Pavel Platonov.
(Licenses of chartered guides of the Ministry of Tourism of the State of Israel No. 10103).
You can order the tour by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
And also by calling: + 972-545-336-297 (Wats up / Viber), (in Israel: 054-5336-297)
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"Russia in colours" in Jerusalem