“Dormition Abbey” is a Benedictine establishment built over the traditional rest place of Virgin Mary (the “DORMITION”) on Mount Zion .
The round church, completed in 1910, bears icons and decorations relating the site also to the “PENTACOST”.
In the lower crypt an abony sculpture of Mary in a sleeping position elludes to her Dormition and Assumption by Jesus.
In the lower floor remains of the Crusaders church can also be seen.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|King David’s Tomb Mark|
|Chamber of the Holocaust|
A 360 Degree view of the Crypt inside the “Dormition Abbey”