St. Georges Monastery

St. Georges Monastery

St. George Orthodox Monastery, or Monastery of St. George of Choziba is a monastery located in Wadi Qelt, in the eastern West Bank. The sixth-century cliff-hanging complex, with its ancient chapel and gardens, is active and inhabited by Eastern Orthodox monks.

Site Information

Country: Palestine

District: West Bank

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: El-Bariyah, wilderness with monasteries

Date of Submission: 2012

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