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Zaccheus' Tree

Sharia Ein Es-Sultan, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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A story from the Bible

If you have read the Bible or you are a Christian then this tree has significance . Otherwise , its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kakati_a
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Guwahati, India
A wee little man!

Fun to get a picture in front of the tax man's tree. And we got sold some desert wear! Glad we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vincent F
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Copley, Ohio
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Sharia Ein Es-Sultan, Jericho, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have read the Bible or you are a Christian then this tree has significance . Otherwise , its just an ordinary tree That it has withstood the ravages of time in the oldest inhabited city of the world is significant. The tour bus...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun to get a picture in front of the tax man's tree. And we got sold some desert wear! Glad we got te quick photo here.

Thank Vincent F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

but this tree, said to the the oldest sycamore tree in the world, is not really much of an attraction. Our guide was not particularly thrilled in pointing the tree out to us and even said we didn't need to go down from the bus...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

A beautiful tree, amazing Christian story, the Zaccheus Tree - a must see in Jericho - a beautiful trip for all World Class Wedding Venues honeymooners.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

The Book of Luke tells the story of Zacchaeus, who climbed a sycamore tree to see Jesus as he entered the city of Jericho. Supposedly this is the tree described in the Scriptures. Even if not, some have claimed that this Jericho tree is the...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This is the tree the rich man climbed to see Jesus. Interesting enough it and the property within are owned by the Russian government.

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Our tour did a by the way stop here and we only had 5 minutes but still it was very worth it as it gave us an idea of the story of Zacchaeus and what it would have been like. I had never seen a...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This is the tree on which Zacchaeus climbed to get a better view of Christ when he had visited Jericho.Just a stop by to click some pictures is all that is recommended!!

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This tree is located in a garden that was built with the cooperation of the Government of Russia with the Palestinians. This garden looks beautiful. In it there is the olive tree called the Zacchaeus tree, reminiscent of the Gospel narratives that tell when Jesus...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Our guide said that this is not the original tree and this tree may be 800 years old. But the feeling is great about Zaccheeus who climbed on the tree to see Jesues

1  Thank jum_dxb
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Once again, my information was based on our local guide's commentary; this point in the town is a very popular stop-off for tourists and it is an opportunity to re-visit the gospel's narrative. I don't consider it too... More
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