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Notre Dame de Sion Ecce Homo Convent

41 Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem 9762641, Israel
+972 2-627-7292
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Ecce Homo - The arch associated with Pilate presenting Christ to the crowd

Ecce Homo is one of the religious sights along Via Dolorosa near Station I and II in the Muslim... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Add this stop to your walk of the Via Dolorosa

We have walked the Via Dolorosa numerous times. Today we came information regarding the Notre Dame... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Ann C
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Nashville, Tennessee
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41 Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem 9762641, Israel
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Ecce Homo is one of the religious sights along Via Dolorosa near Station I and II in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Here you see an arch spanning the narrow street. This structure is the monumental remains of a ramp built...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

We have walked the Via Dolorosa numerous times. Today we came information regarding the Notre Dame de Sion Ecce Homo convent and what remains in the basement. For a small fee you can enter the basement to view the Struthian pool/Cistern, Roman pavement laid by...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Small rooms, food simple but tasty, but an awesome terrace with a sight of all oldtown included AlAqsa mosque that totally whort It

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Reviewed July 22, 2016

The place is clean and well maintained. Located between the mountains with great view and clear air. Feel like going back in time. many things to see and to feel. have great historical value. Note that the rooms are very very basic equipped !.... in...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2016

This church is built atop historic remains from Aelia Capitolina. You can see the extension of the Ecce Homo arch inside the church through a glass window and the pavement of Hadrian's Forum underneath. Also a good place to visit on a hot day.

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Reviewed April 4, 2016

We attended sunrise Easter Sunday mass on the rooftop of Ecce Homo. It was most wonderful, with awesome views of Temple Mound and the Old City intermixed with the sounds of church bells and Muslim calls to prayer. Rooftop views are better than those of...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2016

Experience Via Dolorosa as you visit this ancient temple. The architecture will bring tears to your eyes as you think about where Jesus walked.

Thank Carolyn F
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Reviewed February 22, 2016

The convent has a guest house with basic rooms. They offer a continental breakfast for guests as well. Great location for Pilgrams right on the Via Dolorosa. The basement is an archaeological site with important excavations from the 2nd century C.E. including part of the...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2016

Initiated and build by a converted Jew from France Marie Alfonso Ratisbone,the first of three Sisters of Sion convents at Ein Karem,till active,Rehavia,serves today as High Theological school,and this one on the 2nd station of Via Dolorosa,Big place with huge history,in the ground floor the...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016

We did not stay but went to the roof for a great view of the city and the Dome of the Rock. Friendly staff and a great site for photos. There is a cafeteria and you can get a room in a great location.

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