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Notre-Dame de l’Arche d’Alliance church

abu gosh kiryat yearimNotre-Dame de l’arche d’Alliance church seats on a hilltop above the village of Abu-Gosh, an Arab village wet of Jeruslaem.

By Christian tradition this is the site of “Kiryat Yearim”, where the Ark of the Covenant resided for 20 years after being in Philistine captivity (I Sam. 7:2).

ark of the covenant siteIn 2019 an expedition of Tel-Aviv university launched and archaeological expedition to excavate at the site in search of potential finds from the time of the Book of Samuel.




Our Lady of the Ark of the Covenant Church

The Our Lady of the Ark of the Covenant Church ( Hebrew: כנסיית גבירתנו של ארון הברית‎, Founded in French: Église Notre-Dame-de-l’Arche-d’Alliance) is a religious building belonging to the Catholic Church and is located on the northwestern edge of the town of Abu Ghosh in the central Israel.



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Points of Interest in the Area

abu gosh church Abu-Gosh Crusaders period church
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Abu-Gosh grand mosque
 emmaus monk Emmaus-Nicopolis

Book a Private Tour to the ‘Kiryat Yaarim”

Notre-Dame de l’Arche d’Alliance church is in the Jerusalem mountaints, above, Abu-Gosh, and takes about 1 hours to explore.

Since I only offer full day tours, I recommend to contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Jerusalem, that will also include a visit to Notre-Dame de l’Arche d’Alliance church.