The Good Samaritan

The museum, which is situated within the Inn of the Good Samaritan site, near Ma'ale Adumim, is the only mosaic museum in Israel and one of only three in the whole world. The museum presents colorful magnificent mosaics and various artifacts from both Jewish and Samaritan synagogues, as well as from churches. The mosaics are displayed both in open-air and inside the museum building. There are rare mosaics from Samaritan synagogues which depict the Seven Species (seven agricultural products listed in the Hebrew Bible as being special products of the Land of Israel) and depictions of the Ark of the Covenant, mosaics from the late 4th century and from the 6th century, a large impressive mosaic which includes five columns of grapevine medallions coming out of a great vase and other beautiful ancient mosaics. This site also includes Second Temple-period remains, such as dwelling caves, cisterns from different periods, and the reconstructed Good Samaritan Byzantine church.
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Opening hours of The Good Samaritan:
Summer Time
Monday - Thursday, Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Winter Time
Monday - Thursday, Saturday: 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: 8 am - 3 pm
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Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 8 Hours
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Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 7 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 5 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
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