Information and Review of the St. John in the Desert Monastery
Picturesque Franciscan monastery located on a cliff overlooking Nahal Sorek and the Ein Kerem valley.
Christians here identify the desert mentioned in the description of John the Baptist, and hence its name.
The monks produce and sell wine, honey and spiced vinegar.
Photographer: Nitai Shinan. From a PikiWiki.
FAQ for St. John in the Desert Monastery (Holy Places in Israel):
Wheelchair accessible? No,
Is there a parking? Yes,
Is it sutable for children? Yes.
Attraction Type: Holy Places, Region: Jerusalem Area, Address: Moshav Even Sapir (Find more Holy Places in Israel: Jerusalem Area)
St. John in the Desert Monastery Opening hours:
Sunday: 08:00 — 17:00, Monday: 08:00 — 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 — 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 — 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 — 17:00, Friday: 08:00 — 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 — 17:00