Search
 

 More From Region

 

Return of the Icon of the Virgin

  /  

September 5

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

On this Page:

The Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, Gethsemane - Morning - The Icon of the Virgin is returned in a procession from the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane to its domicile in the Christian Quarter near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.


 

 Sites & Attractions

 
On the main highway between Jerusalem and Jericho, Christians over the generations imag...
At the foot of the world-famous Bahai Gardens lies Haifa’s picturesque German Colony, f...
At Gan Hashlosha (Sachne), warm spring water, flows into landscaped pools with a year-r...
The village of Ein Karem, with its picturesque lanes, churches, galleries, craft shops ...
The oasis of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea combines a wild, natural setting, hi...
The Dome of the Rock, Islam’s third holiest site, crowns the Temple Mount and the Old C...
 

 Accommodations

 
. The Colony Hotel Haifa is situated in the German Colony, the restored historic cente...
The structure was built by the Scottish Church in 1894 as a hospital. In 1959, it was t...
Located in the heart of the city with magnificent views of the Old City walls, the Towe...
A boutique style hotel, located in the center of the business activities. Modern decora...
Christian Events