Deir al-Quruntal, Monastery of the Temptation

Local nameدير قرنطل

The Monastery of the Temptation is a Greek Orthodox monastery located in Jericho, Palestine. It was built on the slopes of the Mount of Temptation 350 meters above sea level, situated along a cliff overlooking the city of Jericho and the Jordan Valley.

It currently serves as a tourist attraction and its land is under the full jurisdiction of the Palestinian National Authority, although the monastery is owned and managed by the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.

Tags Place of WorshipChristianGreek Orthodox
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Address Palestinian Territories

Coordinates 31°52'21.742" N 35°25'52.738" E

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