Rating: 8,0/10 (5760 votes)The Tomb of the Virgin is considered a great Christian shrine and is located in the place where, according to the generally accepted point of view, the burial of the Holy Virgin Mary was held. The tomb is located on the territory of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin next to the western slope of the Mount of Olives, in the Kidron Valley.
On the surface of the earth you can see only the pediment, decorated with Gothic arches dating back to the XII century. The main part of the tomb is underground. The entrance to the tomb is located from the southern part, a stone staircase consisting of 48 steps leads down from the entrance.
The Tomb of the Virgin is located in a small marble chapel. The chapel is adorned with precious metals
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