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Address: Maaloula, Syria

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Memories of '08 Deir Mar Takla

A long journey, a meandering walk through stunning rock walls, a refreshingly non-smoking rule and a man on a donkey and pigeon for company

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A long journey, a meandering walk through stunning rock walls, a refreshingly non-smoking rule and a man on a donkey and pigeon for company

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

the minute you step in, you feel the holiness of this place. If you are lucky you will have the chance to get the blessings of one of the spiritual nuns in that monastery ( I had that chance, and it was a real great blessing ). I got the blessings of that place more than 3 times. Pity, that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

this is a part of pilgrimage program for eastern orthodox christians, as well as a lot of shiaa visitors (surprisingly). the monastery has an old part (2000 years old), and the added on outer new part..make sure to find the old part where the saint's grave is. this is where Saint Takla spent the rest of her days in the... More 

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Address: Maaloula, Syria
Location: Middle East  >  Syria  >  Rif Damascus Governorate  >  Maaloula

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