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Around Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Sights

Russian Museum

  • Medvedev St.
  • Jericho

Updated 01/06/2015

Fodor's Review

Russian funding has given a glorious status to the gnarled sycamore that tradition identifies as the Tree of Zacchaeus, which the chief tax collector climbed to get a better look at Jesus (Luke 19:1–4). The Russian Museum was built as a Greek-style palace just behind the tree and houses an extensive collection of Palestinian artifacts and archaeological finds. Behind the museum is a sprawling garden complex with lush green lawns and towering palm trees.

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Medvedev St., Jericho, Israel



Sight Details:

  • NIS 20
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–6

Updated 01/06/2015


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