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Monastery of St. Gerasimos (Deir Hajla)

Monastery of St. Gerasimos (Deir Hajla)

Monastery of St. Gerasimos was built on the stopping site of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus on the road to Egypt.

Doctor St. Gerasimos considered the patron of animals. According to legend, he found a lion who was hurt in his legs.
St. Gerasimos helped and cured the animal, and then the lion accompanied him everywhere.

At St. Gerasimos `s icons a lion is depicted.

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Address: From Route 90 (Dead Sea- Beit Shean) turn on the right

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