Churches/ Cathedrals in Jerusalem

Churches & Cathedrals in Jerusalem, Israel

Churches & Cathedrals in Jerusalem

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  • BillPNo1
    Friendswood, TX690 contributions
    On our last visit to the Holy Land we visited The Pools of Bethaisda - the site of one of Our Lord's many miracles. Extensive remains and ruins are still existant at the Pools of Bethaisda proving that they were much more elaborate and extensive than the Gospel passages would indicate (although the Bible was reporting on the miracle and Christ's teaching and was never meant to be a travelog or guidebook to the city of Jerusalem). The ruins show an elaborate, very well designed and developped system of pools and infrastructure.
    This is well worth the trip to see.
    Written 8 May 2020
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  • EdgarCosset
    Brooklyn, NY1 566 contributions
    Visiting Emmaus for a worship service with a pilgrimage group is a deeply meaningful experience not to be missed. Non-religious tourists may find it interesting for that importance but not a must-see. For Christians the story of how the disciples recognize the resurrected Jesus ‘in the breaking of the bread” is fundamental to the faith. So it is that lens they use to admire the ruins of the Byzantine basilica and visit the small museum dedicated to archeological finds and history. Without that perspective others may simply see a few broken stone walls and some faded mosaic remnants. Nevertheless, Emmaus has an aura of calm and peacefulness accessible to any visitor.

    As usual the authenticity of the site is supported by consensus over other possible locations. What is known is that the area has been fought over for hundreds of years ranging from battles of Joshua, Greeks, Romans, Crusaders, Ottomans even into the 1967 Six Day War. Richard Lionheart spent Christmas of 1140 here. The Basilica was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt. Today the site and gift shop are reverently maintained by a detachment of the French Catholic Community of the Beatitudes. By car there is easy access from the main road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
    Written 22 July 2019
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  • Jack Miller
    New Orleans, LA321 contributions
    Since not so many people wrote review of this church, let me contribute some. It’s a small church, feels a bit dated, but also very real. I visited in June 2022. The entrance still has a calendar of activities in 2016. You can sit there and pray quietly. Feel the holiness.
    Written 20 June 2022
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  • airport2015
    Tel Aviv District, Israel1 002 contributions
    ON the beginning of 2020 the state of Israel has transformed the Alexander Compound to THE Goverment of Russia on the official visit of President Putin
    Originaly the site was purchased by the Russian Royal family to build the Russian Embassy in Jerusalem
    Excavation started1883,well known as the Russian excavation finding the remains of the 4th Centurythe Emperors Constantine,original Holy Sepulchre Church as well as the remains of the GATE OF TRESHOLD, known as the Judgement Gate of Jesus , Today the Alexander Compound has the Alexander Nevsky Church the Pravoslavic Church next door to the Holy Sepulchre
    Written 3 February 2020
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  • BasicsTouring
    Jerusalem, Israel1 003 contributions
    Augusta Victoria is an active hospital mainly for East Jerusalemites and surronding villages in the West Bank. There is a large and beautiful church, well worth a visit and walking through the compound and to the back of it you will come to an impressive view over the Judean Desert, with the Jordanian mountains in the background and the Dead sea so if you are anyway on the Mount of Olives, well worth a visit
    Written 3 October 2019
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  • 53dju
    Glasgow, UK90 contributions
    The Syriac Orthodox church was a nice place to see and have some quality time. They have mass in the evening at 5pm during weekdays which is quite convenient.
    They also have a guest house where tourists/pilgrims can stay. Need to email them, they don't have a website but the address is easily found on the net
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • Vitor A
    Lisbon, Portugal809 contributions
    As this church is outside the Fortification wall, probably is not so visited but it’s worth a detour. Not far from the church you have the modern downtown with good shops and places to eat. Enjoy!
    Written 29 March 2020
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  • airport2015
    Tel Aviv District, Israel1 002 contributions
    In the Christian Quarter on the the entrance of the Greek Patrachate Road is the Convent of St.Nicholas,,near a huge building the house of the kings of Jerusalem in the Crusaders time today today the Greek Orthodox Patriahate
    Written 16 July 2017
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  • Richard S
    Queensbury, UK728 contributions
    It is worth leaving the walled city to see this church and other sites near by. The church has ornate paintings and mosaics and because there were few visitors had a nicer atmosphere.
    Written 17 March 2020
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  • tinaNtravel
    San Jose, CA1 582 contributions
    The church is simple and small. The most notable feature is the large statue of the Last Supper behind the altar. The church also contains an interesting metal chandelier over the altar and some stained glass windows on the side. There is a little park area next to the church and the area is rather peaceful. This church is a very short walk from Dormition Abbey and the Room of the Last Supper, all more or less in the same complex.
    Written 5 October 2018
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  • Jack Miller
    New Orleans, LA321 contributions
    I am very happy to write the first review for this wonderful place. It’s located on the roof of the Church of Holy Sepulture. You need to walk around the church and go to the second floor. However, it’s worth it. Much quieter and more authentic feeling. I spoke to some monks there. They are super friendly.
    Written 22 June 2022
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