St. Abraham Monastery

The Monastery is located on the eastern corner of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher’s courtyard, from the western side. It is a large building consisting of many floors. It has multiple interfaces facing west overseeing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher’s courtyard. The Monastery contains many facilities. The most famous are two churches; the first is St. Abraham’s Church, and the other is the Church of the Twelve Apostles. The churches are in the middle section of the Monastery.

In the lower section is a water cistern known as Helena's Well, which dates back to the fourth century AD. The churches date back to the years 1099 and 1187.