Photographer's Note

To conclude the Mar-Saba series here is the main edifice of the monastery.

Reckon there are chambers and walls built in different eras, through centuries since it was founded on 483AD.
Considered to be one of the oldest inhabited monasteries in the Christian world, has sacred relics in its premises.
(info. From the web).

On the WS one can appreciate how it was built on the steep cliff above the Kidron canyon, isolated in the Judean desert in ancient times.

Located at 31.705, 35.3315 on the Google-Map.
RAW, F8.0, 1/500, ISO100, spot.

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Additional Photos by Ike Harel (ikeharel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13656 W: 644 N: 26188] (110490)
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