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Saint Nicholas Monastery, Jaffa

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Saint Nicholas Monastery, Jaffa

Saint Nicholas Monastery
Սուրբ Նիկողայոս Վանք Հայոց
Basic information
Location Jaffa, Israel
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Architectural description
Architectural style Armenian

Saint Nicholas Monastery (Armenian: Սուրբ Նիկողայոս Վանք Հայոց, Hebrew: מנזר ניקולאס הקדוש‎) known from the first millennium AD Armenian monastery in the old city of Jaffa, Israel, along the Mediterranean Sea. Located along the Jaffa's harbor, the monastery consists of a large multi-story complex that includes an Armenian church and living quarters. The monastery is under the jurisdiction of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem who rent out parts of the complex for residential and commercial purposes.


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