An orange (historical site) sign just inside Jaffa Gate points to Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Road, on which this small ... More
Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Museum
An orange (historical site) sign just inside Jaffa Gate points to Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Road, on which this small museum is located. Along this road, you will pass the residence of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, and many Greek Orthodox community institutions. Here you will see sarcophagi from the Herod Family Tomb along with other finds from Jerusalem, Nazareth, Capernaum, and elsewhere. On display are historic documents, liturgical vestments and vessels, and books, and carved remnants of the tombs of the Crusader kings of Jerusalem. There is a small entrance fee.
In the mid 19th century, the Russian Orthodox Church began expanding its influence in the Holy Land, and encouraged waves
of pilgrims to make the journey to the holy places. Holy Trinity Cathedral sits in the Russian Compound, alongside ...
Various topics are on display here including the history of dinosaurs, reptiles and mammal development. The bird displays are wonderful
and showcase some of Israel's most beautiful winged creatures. The best exhibits are specific to Israel and include the ...
One of the fiercest battles in Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War was fought here by Israeli paratroopers to
take the well fortified Jordanian position that blocked the way to the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University. ...