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Russian Convent of the Ascension

russian church mount of olivesThe Russian “Concent of the Ascension” on the top of Mount of Olives  was founded by the Archimentdrite Antonine Kapustin in 1870, and is one of the first Russian compounds in the Holy Land.

It bears a main church with a rock believed to be the rock Mary Magdalene stood at the ascension of Jesus; an exceptionally high bell tower; and a chapel where the head of John the Baptist was found.

Book a Private Tour to the Russian Convent of the Ascension

The Russian Convent of the Ascension is in the YYY and takes about Z hours to explore.

 Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Jerusalem, that will also include the “xxx”. 

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