Abraham’s Oak

Abraham’s Oak

Abraham's Oak, also called the Oak of Mamre, is an ancient tree which, in tradition, is said to mark the place where Abraham pitched his tent. It is estimated that this oak is approximately 5,000 years old. The site also contains Abraham's Oak Holy Trinity Monastery which is a Russian Orthodox monastery founded in the 20th century AD. The tree located in Al-Khalil city in Palestine.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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