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Mar Saba Monastery

Founded 1500 years ago by abbot Sabas, the monastery bearing his name still operates in accordance with Byzantine traditions. 

The visit to the monastery is diffifult and limited to men only, but its view from the opposite hill is one of the most impressive views in Israel!

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A 360 Degrees photo of Mar Saba Monastery and the Kidron