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Notre Dame de Sion Ecce Homo Convent

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Address: 41 Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem 9762641, Israel
Phone Number: 972 2 627 72 92
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Beautiful and magical place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2016
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Haifa District, Israel
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Haifa District, Israel
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4 of 5 stars 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 that matter the price might be too high for what you get.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars 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 the Austrian Hospice. One can clearly see the topology of the Old City and how... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars 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 Strution pool.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars 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 old Roman street with the native rock of Jerusalem,interresting Roman soldiers games and the pearl... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

As part of a group of 12 Quakers we spent 3 beautiful days here. Not only had they rooms to stay in but some really ancient parts of Jerusalem underneath the old building. Very friendly, and good food.

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I recently stayed at this hostel for the second time in 5 years. It is a great place to stay in the old city. The view of the dome of the rock and of the old city from the room is unbeatable. The staff is very professional and organized. The breakfast is good and provides healthy alternatives although no eggs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

JUNE 5-July 3 2012 I stayed here as part of the Biblical Studies program in what became a life changing experience for me. THIS IS THE BEST PLACE TO STAY IN THE OLD CITY AND WILL REMAIN FOREVER CLOSE TO MY HEART. Don't come and stay here if you are after 5 Star accommodation or if you even if you... More 

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