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Saint Peter and Saint Tabitha Russian Orthodox Church

tabitha kumi church jaffaThe Russian Orthodox church and monastery named after Saint Peter and Saint Tabitha are a unique place in southern Tel-Aviv the commemorates the raising of Tabitha from the dead by Peter (Acts 9:36-43). 

The site is open only a few hours a week for visitors.

Its main church, built in the 19th century is designed in a typical Russian Provoslavic style.

In the monastery nearby by one can visit a 2000 year old burial cave which was discovered in the 19th century, and by local tradition is the burial of  Saint Tabitha.

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Points of Interest in the Area

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 hatachana “Hatachana” – Jaffa Railway Station
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