Church of Mary Magdalene
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Church of Mary Magdalene information
Although badly tarnished by the weather, the golden onion domes of the Russian Church of Mary Magdalene are still one of Jerusalem’s most attractive and surprising landmarks. Built in 1888 by Alexander III in memory of his mother, the church is now a convent and has one of the city’s best choirs. A section of the Garden of Gethsemane is claimed to be within the church’s grounds.