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Dormition Abbey

“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.

 Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Jerusalem, that will also include the Dormition Abbey. 



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