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Mary Magdalene was the first to see Christ after his resurrection.
The church was built by Tsar Alexander III in 1886 to honor his mother, Empress Maria Alexandrovna.
Two martyred saints, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia and her fellow nun Varvara Yakovleva, are buried...More
A beautiful church with a spiritual garden. A small church surrounded by a very spiritual garden and with an amazing view of Temple mount.
When you enter the church compound look for the left where there are 3 steps which used to be part of...More
We were there in December 2014. As it was just after Christmas the Church was full with many tou buses coming. The Church is very beautiful and very meaningful. I felt at peace when I walked in. i would highly recommend the Church as a...More
The church sits on the top of the Mount of Olives and with it's gilded onion domes certainly catches your attention, especially at night when it is all lit up. We did not go inside, but did enjoy the beautiful exterior and met some of...More