Mar Saba Monastery

The Holy Lavra of Saint Sabbas, known in Syriac as Mar Saba, is a monastery overlooking the Kidron Valley at a point halfway between the Old City of Jerusalem and the , within the Bethlehem Governorate of the .

Landmarks in the Area

Archaeological site
Hyrcania was an ancient fortress in the Judean Desert. is situated 3½ km northeast of Mar Saba Monastery. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The Laura of Euthymius was a laura in the present-day founded by Saint Euthymius the Great in 420. is situated 10 km north of Mar Saba Monastery.

Localities in the Area

Village
Kedar is a religiously observant, rural Israeli settlement in the . is situated 6 km north of Mar Saba Monastery. Photo: Deror avi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
as-Sawahira ash Sharqiya or Al-Sawahreh al-Sharqiyeh is a Palestinian town in the Jerusalem Governorate, located 6 kilometers south-east of in the . is situated 7 km northwest of Mar Saba Monastery.

Town
Beit Sahour ) is a Palestinian town east of under the administration of the Palestinian National Authority. is situated 10 km west of Mar Saba Monastery. Photo: NicFer, Public domain.

Suburb
Jabel Mukaber is a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in southern . is situated 10 km northwest of Mar Saba Monastery. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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