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Mount of Temptation Monastery: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Jericho, this is a must see. Cable car up the mountain to the monastery where the devil tempted Jesus, who was fasting for 40 days in the desert. Visit the tomb where Jesus stayed and the rock he sat on when...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 6 August 2019

A really unusual place wedged in the cliff face with great views. However, I was disappointed not being allowed to take pictures in the small but attractive church section, and the priest was making sure we didn't. I can never understand a photo ban in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BARRY L
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Another must stop to this mountain, you will climb many stairs to see where Jesus Christ, stayed for forty days and nights. Monastery near caves, fantastic view from top.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank litanies
Reviewed 11 June 2019 via mobile

Went with my mother - who made it to the top!! Monastery closed at 4 pm so make sure you leave plenty of time to get there. For the not so fit it is at least a 20-30 mins walk from the cable car point....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mgs2702
Reviewed 1 June 2019

I caught a cable car ride up to Mount Temptation Monastery. As I begin my entrance inside, many many people are there and there is no quietness or quiet ambience about the place but rather many people vying for the best view or trying to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lizgorgeous
Reviewed 2 May 2019

Definitely worth going where the Jesus stay for 40 days. view is amazing. Also is it worth visiting the Town itself

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

Rode a bike to the foot of the mountain, then walked to the entrance of the Monastery, wich was closed. It didn’t seem to be opened to the public at any time. It was around 4 PM. Then walked a bit more to the cable...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sebastian F
Reviewed 25 March 2019 via mobile

Took the cable car to the top, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Said to be the site of satan’s temptation of Christ. You can see for miles! We saw a couple of shepherds and their herd of goats. There’s a restaurant at the top and trinket...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank blandboy
Reviewed 26 February 2019

So, we took the cable car to the top. But that's just the beginning … get ready to climb and climb and climb to reach the Monastery. It's truly amazing! If you can make it to the top, do it. The monastery is rooms and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

This place was very interesting. The view of Jericho was spectacular and it was fun using the cable car to get up there. Once you arrive, there are several steps to take to get to the monastery so be prepared. This site is believed that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Eddie C
20 April 2019|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour group with RSD travel so this trip was booked with them we had a 8 day tour of Isreal with them.
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petuca69
9 March 2019|
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Response from AntJa2704 | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 coffee shops up there. The visit takes about 3 hourse at a gentle pace, and if you pay a visit to the monastry 4 hourse.
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25 October 2017|
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Response from R0hanL | Reviewed this property |
Kathy nailed it...the walk is reasonably steep but manageable. You can stop along the way as the view is breathtaking (pardon the pun...).
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