St. John in the Desert Monastery

Attraction Type: Holy Places, Region: Jerusalem Area, Address: Moshav Even Sapir
Source: Mapa
Region: Jerusalem area
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Picturesque Franciscan monastery located on a cliff overlooking Nahal Sorek and the Ein Kerem valley.

Christians here identify the desert mentioned in the description of John the Baptist, and hence its name.

The monks produce and sell wine, honey and spiced vinegar.

Photographer: Nitai Shinan. From a PikiWiki.

 

Products specifications
Region Jerusalem Area
Attraction Type Holy Places
Address Moshav Even Sapir
Phone +972-2-6416715
Opening Hours Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00, Monday: 08:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00
Parking Yes
Accessibility No
Suitable for Children Yes
URL https://www.custodia.org/en/sanctuaries/ain-karem-st-john-desert

Picturesque Franciscan monastery located on a cliff overlooking Nahal Sorek and the Ein Kerem valley.

Christians here identify the desert mentioned in the description of John the Baptist, and hence its name.

The monks produce and sell wine, honey and spiced vinegar.

Photographer: Nitai Shinan. From a PikiWiki.

 

Products specifications
Region Jerusalem Area
Attraction Type Holy Places
Address Moshav Even Sapir
Phone +972-2-6416715
Opening Hours Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00, Monday: 08:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00
Parking Yes
Accessibility No
Suitable for Children Yes
URL https://www.custodia.org/en/sanctuaries/ain-karem-st-john-desert