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Beginning of Lent


March 9

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Ash Wednesday, Beginning of Lent (C)

Mass of Ash Wednesday is celebrated in many churches.

Related sites worth visiting:

  • Judean Wilderness - The Museum of the Good Samaritan.

The finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist on the Mount of Olives

St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried in a hidden spot on the Mount of Olives, was miraculously found a couple of centuries later.


Highlights of the feast

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.


 Sites & Attractions

Tourist bus starting at Central Bus Station and passing through 27 key attractions in t...
Museum displays Islamic art since the 7th century. Earthenware, glassware and decorativ...
The Menachem Begin Heritage Center Museum presents the dramatic life story of former Pr...
Audiovisual presentation and permanent exhibit of day to day life in 701 BCE Jerusalem ...
A church built in the 19th century, with colorful carpets and paintings describing the ...
A site which comprises a range of natural habitats which attract thousands of birds and...


The Dan Boutique Jerusalem Hotel is a hotel with a contemporary interior design combini...
This unique pink quartz stone building was constructed at the end of the 1920’s to be I...
The veteran hotel is located in the center of Jerusalem, in close proximity to the city...
The Prima Kings is a famous landmark in the historical mecca of Jerusalem.





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