Abu Ghosh attractions

Church in Abu Ghosh

Our Lady of the Ark of the Covenant

Crowned with a statue of Mary carrying the infant Jesus, this hilltop church was built on the site of Kiryat Ya’arim, believed by many Christians to be where the Ark of the Covenant remained during the reigns of kin…
Abbey in Abu Ghosh

Benedictine Abbey

The centrepiece of this Benedictine complex is the grand, vaulted Church of the Resurrection, which dates to the mid-12th century. This Crusader-era church, one of the best preserved in the country, was acquired by …