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Part of the history of Christ's Passion

Just outside the Old City. It is worth visiting. There's a nice, and quiet part outside with a view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margarita S
Boston, Massachusetts
Tradition meets Religion

I guess I never really thought about where Jesus was imprisoned. I don't think the Bible gives any... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just outside the Old City. It is worth visiting. There's a nice, and quiet part outside with a view of the Mount of Olives where you can pray if you wish to. The Church itself is beautiful inside.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess I never really thought about where Jesus was imprisoned. I don't think the Bible gives any clear indication. So, learning the Jewish traditions and the reason why this was believed to the site where Jesus was imprisoned was surreal. There were crowds the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

You don’t always see this as a must to-do for the city, but it was one of our favorite stops. The church is well-Run and handles the crowds with a politeness we didn’t find in other locales. The chapel has understated elegance, it offers authenticity...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Perched on a very steep hillside, church has many intersting features - doors, glass, statue, crypt. Also caffee and toilets. Disabled access is there, but a bit heroic in places

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

We had a very nice stop at Gallicantu where we were able to go inside the building to look down on where St. Peter met, ate, and slept while doing his ministry. There were also archeological sites surrounding the building where you can envision how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

This Church commemorates several significant occurrences including Jesus’ questioning and imprisonment. Also, it commemorates Peter’s denial of Jesus. There are beautiful mosaic depictions of Jesus in this church. Our pilgrimage group of forty-nine made our way downstairs to see the area where it is believed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Interesting but to see how Peter denied Jesus and then the dungeon where Jesus was held. We sang some hymns. So solemn.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The church has beautiful mosaics that depict Christ and St. Peter. There is a lower level, a dungeon, where one can visit the room where Christ was held and tied. It brought me to tears!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

This is the place maintained well and all tourist visiting Israel to see this Saint Peter Church. All the area well maintained,

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

More impressive than the sanctuary is the lower level--where people kept horses and also tortured (perhaps Jesus). Outside, you could see steps where Jesus probably walked. Nice gift shop, but crowded. Do go there.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Caroline B
April 3, 2019|
Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
the model is at the Israel Museum. it is out of doors. Dead Sea scrolls are here also
January 4, 2019|
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Response from Harry2985 | Reviewed this property |
I have been there four or five times and never seen the hours but if you go between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm you will be alright.
September 15, 2015|
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Response from rama1 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't stayed there, but agree with above answer. The location of this place is first class.