The Church of Mary Magdalene is situated on the slope of Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The Church with its golden onion domes is one of the most recognizable landmark that side of Jerusalem.

Church of Mary Magdalene - Jerusalem

The church was built in 1886 by Tsar Alexander III to honor his mother, Empress Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.

Here is a virtual tour of the church’s inside.

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Anoop Hullenahalli

An Electronics Engineer working on wireless embedded systems for a living. Traveling, photographing and sharing my experiences here at ANUBIMB helps me unwind and break the monotony of life.

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