Open Hours: 9a-5p M-Sa, Worship: 10a Sun (English), 4:30p (Dutch)
The dying wish (albeit unfulfilled) of Scotland's king, Robert the Bruce, was that his heart be buried in Jerusalem, ... More
St Andrew's Church of Scotland
The dying wish (albeit unfulfilled) of Scotland's king, Robert the Bruce, was that his heart be buried in Jerusalem, commemorated in a small plaque in the church floor. Completed in 1927, St Andrew's is also a memorial to Scottish soldiers of World War I. Its square tower flies the blue and white Scottish flag with the Cross of St Andrew, Jesus' disciple and Scotland's patron. During Israel's 1948 War of Independence, a cable was strung from the church tower to the Old City in order to bring supplies to those besieged there.
I worshipped here each sunday whilst I was living on the Mount of olives working there.
The people were open and friendly and loving and kind. I was treated like one of the family.
The people of St Andrews church show in themselves the Christ they serve
The Guesthouse is very relaxed and friendly. They work on a bed and breakfats basis with a buffet breakfast. There is Air Conditioning in Public Rooms but not in bedrooms - though planned for very soon.Structure of building keeps place coolish though. Feels like a home from home and within sight and short uphill walk of the Jaffa Gate. Good Parking. Just very relaxed and very helpful.
YMCA Tower was designed by Arthur Lewis Harman, the same architect who planned the Empire State Building, this high tower
is a city landmark. In addition to the view, the structure contains a 35 bell carillon and three chapels ...
The golden onion domes of St Mary Magdalene, built by Russian Tsar Alexander III (1888), are a famous landmark on
the Mount of Olives. To reach the convent grounds, take the paved road directly behind the Basilica of the ...
Luke 19:41 44 records that Jesus looked over the city of Jerusalem and wept for its future destruction. The chapel,
designed by Italian architect Antonio Barlucci, was built in 1955. During construction, archaeological remains from the Canaanite period, and ...
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