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Saint George Monastery

Saint George Monastery is located in a beautiful “wadi” (dry river bed) 20 minutes drive east of Jerusalem.

It is named after Georgias of Choziba who dwelt in the monastery in the 6th century CE.  

The monastery was abandoned after the Muslim conquest, but reinhabited in 1878 by a Greek monk, and to this day is operated by the Greek Orthodox Patriachate.


Book a Private Tour to Saint George Monastery

Saint George Monastery is on the side of the old road from Jerusalem to Jericho . It is open for visits only in the morning hours, but can be appreciated also from a beautiful viewpoint.

Contact me for a tour that will include a visit to Saint George Monastery.

Presenting Saint George Monastery, 2012

Points of Interest in the Area

Good Samaritan Inn
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baptism site Baptism site (qasr el-Yahud)
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