Zaccheus' Tree, Jericho

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Learn about the Christian story of the Biblical tax collector by visiting Zaccheus' Tree. Zacchaeus was a biblical personality who climbed a sycamore fig tree to be able to see Jesus Christ when he visited Jericho because he was a short man. It's not certain whether or not this is this is the tree from the story, but it is nonetheless old, imposing, and striking. Stand in its shade to get away from the heat and take a turn around the garden full of flowers and plants that surrounds the tree. Zaccheus' Tree is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • A trip to Jericho is not complete without a stop at Zacchaeus' sycamores. Even if neither tree is the very same one that Zacchaeus climbed, it is still interesting to see an ancient tree while...  more »
  • Zaccheus was a very little man, and climbed into a sycamore tree when the Saviour came past. Of course we can't be sure that this isvthe real one, but there is an opportunity to stand by it (despite.....  more »

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