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Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is considered one of the world’s holiest shrines to Christians, preserving the most important moments of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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To many Catholics the Holy Sepulchre is the Holy Grail but I am not Catholic and do not see it in the same light. I did find the church beautiful with its amazing mosaic tiles and fresco ceilings, that alone makes the visit well worth...More
A must for pilgrims all over the world. Great experience visiting the temple where you can see the spot where the Golgota was located and where it is believed Christ sepulcre was located. I strongly recommend to visit the church with the guidance of a...More
Again, this is similar to the Way of the Cross experience with the noise and crowds and marketplace affecting your experience, but this is even more sacred but the crowding greatly affects the whole experience here. You can have the moments, but it is very...More
Followed the Via Dolorosa to this site, one of the most holy for Christians. It was interesting to see how the different sects of the Catholic Church had responsibility for specific areas within the church. Although crowded, it's well worth the time to walk through...More
This plane looking edifice houses the last 4 stations of the Cross and is believed to be the spot of the Cruxifiction, and the Resurrection. It is shared by Roman Catholics, Orthodox Catholics and Armenian Christians, who share jurisdiction and have their own schedules where...More
I went there with pilgrimage group, We visited early in the morning around 9 AM, the crowd was already there. The church was surprisingly quiet eventhough there were hundreds of visitors already. Because we arrived quite early, the line for Christ Tomb wasnt so long....More
We missed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre last time we were in Jerusalem due to the crowds and ensured we spent a few days in there on this trip.
This is the place where Christ was crucified and I defy anyone even non believers...More
Response from fatherwilliam2016 | Reviewed this property |
Church of Holy Sepulchre is a unique place-plan on spending an hour there-get there early if you want to see where Jesus was buried and then rose again-lines can be long but manageable -your visit will change your life!