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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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Not Hadrian's Wall but Hadrian's Arch

The Jerusalem of biblical times is often more in the mind than on the ground in a city that has... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2013
Stafford, United Kingdom
A Tasty French Convent for Travelers

In center focus of the via just down from the Damascus gate is a wonderful place to spread your... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2012
Bethany Beach, DE
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41 Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem 9762641, Israel
+972 2-627-7292
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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....More

2  Thank StaffordSteve49
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,...More

2  Thank steveplotkin
Reviewed October 21, 2012

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...More

2  Thank Ottawa815
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

1  Thank urile
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.

1  Thank TheDoor_isopen
Reviewed May 2, 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"

2  Thank Carolyn B
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....More

2  Thank Massoud010
Reviewed February 21, 2012

A place of real calm and spirituality. A sense of what has passed.

2  Thank hayesej
Reviewed January 5, 2012

This is the place where Jesus was shown to the crowds by Pilat to chose between him and Barabas. The original arch is still preserved in the altar.

2  Thank Ottawa815
Reviewed December 24, 2011

We were unable to get accomodations here, but did attend Sunday Mass. Also visited the museum of the Holy Shroud. Staff were very helpful,

Thank Meredith H
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