“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.
Book a Private Tour to Dormition Abbey
The Dormition Abbey is in Mount Zion and takes about 1 hour to explore.
Points of Interest in the Area
|King David’s Tomb Mark|
|Chamber of the Holocaust|
|Day tour of Jerusalem|