Mount Gerizim

Mount Gerizim

Mount Gerizim, or Jebel et-Tor, is the sacred mountain of the Samaritans and has been so for thousands of years. It consists of three peaks, the main summit, the wide flat western hill and Tell er-Ras to the north.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine & Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Mount Gerizim and the Samaritans

Date of Submission: 2012

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