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The Church of St. Mary Magdalene is an elegant architectural structure made of white Jerusalem stone. It was built in the style characteristic of the reign of Emperor Alexander III.
The temple is located near the Mount of Olives, opposite it is the Golden Gate of the Old City. The Church of St. Mary Magdalene was designed by the architect David Grimm, and the construction was financed by the Palestinian Orthodox Society. Historical continuation of the ancient Garden of Gethsemane – The Russian site was acquired in 1882.
Currently, the Church of St. Mary Magdalene is a monastery church, the full name of which is: `` Gethsemane women's community with the temple of St. Mary Magdalene. ''
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Topic: Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Israel, Jerusalem resort.