Russian Museum and Park Complex
Jericho, Palestine
The Russian Museum and Park Complex is built on a plot of land owned by the Russian Federation in Jericho. The complex consists of a museum building, archaeological excavation sites of Byzantine ruins, and a memorial park with an ancient sycamore said to be the tree that the tax collector Zacchaeus climbed up to see Jesus on his visit to Jericho in the gospel story Luke 19:1-5.

See:

"[Russian Museum and Park Complex]". Accessed April 10, 2014. http://rmpc-jericho.ru/index.html. [in Russian]
Location
Jericho, Palestine
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Events
constructed, 2010
inaugurated by Russian president Medvedev, 2011
Variant Names
Russian Museum and Park Complex
Russian Museum
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Building Usages
park
landscape
museum
public/cultural
Keywords
museums