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Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is considered one of the world’s holiest shrines to Christians, preserving the most important moments of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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This place oozes history and religion. It has been presumed for hundreds of years that this church was the place where Jesus was prepared and entombed. As such, it draws in christians and many others from all over the world.
Avoid visiting in the height...More
Dark, dank, disjointed and one of the most amazing places that there is. Steeped in historical significance and filled with the passion of those who believe strongly, this is a must-see, and a must return to see again and again.
Whether you're a believer or someone who appreciates history, you'll be blown-away by this church. Although it's been rebuilt several times, you'll sense the history and importance of place simply by being there. Walk up the stairs to Golgotha and you'll notice that the stone...More
Both a beautiful church in the interior and one with the reputed site of Jesus’ crucifixion and his empty tomb. Lots to see here, but depending on when you go, it can be very crowded. It’s part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Old City...More
For Christians.Visit to Jerusalem is incomplete without visiting church of holy sepulcher right next to Omar ibn khatabs mosque. Its a area where one hears the church bells and Adhan. from masjid sometimes at the same time.
A fascinating place.
I can only imagine how this site looked almost 2,000 years go, before the churches and buildings were constructed to commemorate the greatest event in history, the crucifixion and resurrection of the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ.
A person so...More
This massive church, originally built in the fourth century, covers the area which is, for Christians, the historical center of the faith. It contains both the hill of Golgotha, on which Jesus was crucified, and the tomb of Christ. The original stone is mostly covered...More
It is a magnificent labyrinth - built by many people from various cultures - visited by thousands from Christian cultures along the centuries. Note the graffiti left by crusaders on the huge doors and thresh hold. Look at the unique rituals - cleaning the resting...More
Major historical and religious place especially for Christians, but the daily miracles are the fact that five religions are working together to maintain, preserve, and pray here everyday. Very crowded, just put up with it to see this very holy place. Go here with a...More
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That I do not know. Ohri Travels was my tour guide, I can check with him if the do that at the church but since we weren’t Catholic we weren’t concerned with anything like what you speak. Let me check, I’ll get back with... More
That I do not know. Ohri Travels was my tour guide, I can check with him if the do that at the church but since we weren’t Catholic we weren’t concerned with anything like what you speak. Let me check, I’ll get back with you.