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Sep 15, 2017
“9th Station - and their is an underground cistern!”
Oct 21, 2017
“The Cysterne of St. Helena ”
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

If you not claustrophobic, go there. It cost 5NS which you give to the priest. Down in the water zystern sing!!!!! Great accustic and a world you don't expect in the old city. But be careful it is slippery...watch were you walk! A way to...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

The church itself is simple enough. What is unusual is that there is a massive cistern beneath the church. It is a bit wet and slippery getting in there - and a bit smelly when you get there - but for a view of an...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

On your tour of Via Dolorosa,after the Olive Oil Market-SUQ KHAN EL ZEIT Pass the Moslim Orphanage and you come to the site of the Coptic Bishof,big Coptic Church were 43 steps lead to an ancient cystern of St.Helena

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Simple but beautiful church marked by the 9th Station was built in 12century in "crusader" style on top of prior temples. It contains a chair which was supposedly the seat of St Helen. Precious mosaic floors line this church. They are modern just from last...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Living in Jerusalem, there are always places to visit, that are always next to sites I had visited, but this was the first time to go to the St Helen Coptic Church and also visit the enormous reservoir underground....amazing place, and it is important to...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Coptic Chruch St. Helen is located at the sation no. 9 of the Via Dolorosa, so the way which Jesus Christ took to his crucification at the top of the Golgota hill. From there you are close to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

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