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The Dormition Abbey

  • Mount Zion, Jerusalem
  • Photo: The Dormition AbbeyPhoto: The Dormition Abbey

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TripAdvisor ReviewsBased on 255 traveler reviews
"Magnificent"
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on December 16, 2022

There is far too much to take in on a single visit to Jerusalem. Dormition Abbey is on Mount Zion where there are many other religious and historic sites. The abbey is said to be the place where The Virgin Mary spent her last days. You will have to make your...

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There is far too much to take in on a single visit to Jerusalem. Dormition Abbey is on Mount Zion where there are many other religious and historic sites. The abbey is said to be the place where The Virgin Mary spent her last days. You will have to make your own mind up about that. It is however spectacular and beautiful so when in the area worth a look.

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"The grounds on which, Mary, Mother of Jesus, died"
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on December 11, 2022

As with many of the larger structures of the Old City, this architectural masterpiece, enhanced with beautiful mosaics, was built on the ruins of other structures, which in this case was a Byzantine church said to be the place where the Mother of Jesus, Mary, breathed her last.

"Atmosphere of serenity and peace"
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on November 12, 2022

The Dormition Abbey is a notable feature of Mount Zion. Many people, especially Catholics, believe that the Blessed Virgin Mary spent some time here before ascending into Heaven. Please be aware that for many pilgrims this is a sacred site and jostling to take photographs is not appropriate. An atmosphere of serenity and peace...

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The Dormition Abbey is a notable feature of Mount Zion. Many people, especially Catholics, believe that the Blessed Virgin Mary spent some time here before ascending into Heaven. Please be aware that for many pilgrims this is a sacred site and jostling to take photographs is not appropriate. An atmosphere of serenity and peace is encouraged.

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