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Notre Dame de Sion Ecce Homo Convent

Address: Via Dolorosa - 41, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: 972 2 627 72 92
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Ranked #87 of 231 things to do in Jerusalem
Type: Religious sites, Natural history museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
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Type: Religious sites, Natural history museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums

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Kfar-Saba , Israel
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282 reviews 282 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a concert in the chapel , the acoustics was great visited the gardens - what a wonderful view . The site is really worth visiting

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Sewanee, Tennessee
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The roman roads, the underground waterways, the hidden history beneath the streets of the Old City are all here. Not many people visit, which is a shame. This place really gives a sense of history. Refreshingly, this site is not presented in a massively politicized way, as are some of the historical places in Jerusalem.

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Fife, Scotland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Second visit to the Ecce Homo Convent. In 2012 I was alone, staying in the male dorm. I was accompanied by my wife on my return in April 2013. This atmospheric residence provides basic accommodation in the heart of the Old City. Breakfast and evening meal with wine provided at reasonable cost. The pleasant patio directly overlooks Temple Mount. All... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The Jerusalem of biblical times is often more in the mind than on the ground in a city that has been destroyed again and again. But strange the things that have survived, if not always from the time of Jesus then from around those times. The Ecco Homo site may have been the place where Jesus was paraded before the... More 

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Bethany Beach, DE
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

In center focus of the via just down from the Damascus gate is a wonderful place to spread your wings and explore the Arab and other sections. All sorts of tasty activities take place in your direct sight. The convent is clean to a fault, well organized, respectful of foreigners, and the rooms are adequate. More than satisfactory if you... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful guest house in the heart of the Old Jerusalem. The sisters are very hospitable and knowledgeable. The hostel is very clean, quiet and it is run by volunteers. Breakfast is included for $55. Wonderful vistas from the roof terace over the dome on the rock and the old city.

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Netanya, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Great location and some really good stories in and around it that can make a visit a quick and enjoyable 15 minutes

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Our tour group had lunch here and it was excellent. We also sat out on the terrace afterwards and there was a beautiful view. It was a very clean and quiet, even though it was in the centre of Old Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

I so wanted to stay here but they were booked a whole entire year in advance! Its beautifully peaceful, extremely quiet and just welcomes you soon as you enter the doors. One word................."Peaceful"

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Jerusalem, Israel
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Here you can see the Old City as it looks like under the ground. There are beautiful cisterns and on the old stones of the Cardo you can see the remains of the game like the one Roman soldiers played gambling the clothes of Jesus. The staff is very helpfull and kind. The place has no access for wheelchairs or... More 

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