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Tomb of the Virgin Mary

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Tomb of the Virgin Mary

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Journey Through the Holy Land of Israel & Jordan - 11 Days
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Journey Through the Holy Land of Israel & Jordan - 11 Days

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Explore the Holy Land site of Israel and Jordan , This 11 day adventure covers Holy Land top tour sites. Begin in Tel Aviv make your way to Northern Israel to visit Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Galilee, Golan Hights, Tabgha, Capernaum and sleep at a kibbutz near Galilee. Explore Israel’s culture and history in modern Haifa, ancient Caesarea and Tel Aviv’s bustling port. Visit the archeological sites atop Masada plateau then immerse yourself in the Dead Sea. We continue to Holy Jerusalem and Bethlehem Christian sites. We continue to the south to Visit Jordan - Petra, Jerash, Mount Nebo Amman.<br><br>.<br><br>● Explore Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Golan Heights and the miracle sites of the Sea of Galilee.<br><br>● Visit historic sites of Jordan - Petra, Jerash, Mount Nebo Amman.<br><br>● Entrance fees to places of interest while touring.<br><br>● 10-night biblical and historical Israel tour and Jordan.<br><br>● Visit Haifa, UNESCO-listed Acre and ancient Caesara.<br><br>● Explore Wadi Rum with unforgettable Jeep Tour
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etbtravelphotography wrote a review Apr 2020
Denver, Colorado644 contributions167 helpful votes
The tomb is not marked, so we walked by it by mistake. When we tried to go back a few days later it was closed due to a voting day. Go to the tomb, the garden and the church in this area so it's worth the walk from the old city.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Richardo wrote a review Mar 2020
Bushkill, Pennsylvania71 contributions48 helpful votes
I was very touch by visiting this church it was really nice and faith i had it was worth seeing with my family.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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brit933 wrote a review Mar 2020
Solbjerg, Denmark194 contributions48 helpful votes
A number of people visit the tomb, an I was impressed that even Muslims honour her and have a corner of their own. The church is full of brass lamps making it look too much of a bazaar fo my liking. It is closed from 12 to 14.30
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Linda Y wrote a review Mar 2020
Frisco, Texas3,643 contributions773 helpful votes
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The large crypt containing the empty tomb of Mary is in the Church of the Assumption, at the foot of Mount of Olives. The church had a turbulent history, being destroyed then rebuilt, but through it all the early 5th-century crypt was respected. The Greek and Armenian Orthodox now share possession of the church. A wide stairway dating to the Crusaders descends into the rock-cut crypt. It’s dimly lit and decorated with elaborate icons, chandeliers, candlesticks and lamps, so many you’ll get dizzy looking at them. The ceiling is black from centuries of candle smoke. Lots of incense too! The façade of the actual tomb is adorned with icons; you’ll enter through a small opening (expect a line of anxious pilgrims). Inside, a glass enclosure protects the stone on which Mary’s body was placed after her death. Three days after her burial her tomb was discovered empty; Christians believe that Mary was taken up body and soul into Heaven (in other words assumed). A miraculous Orthodox icon, located past the tomb, is also venerated.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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raafat boktor wrote a review Feb 2020
Alexandria Governorate, Egypt51 contributions30 helpful votes
The church in a nice place. U get down from the church door down with 45 stair steps. I goþ to the tomb to get blessing asking for her help.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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