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Emmaus Nicopolis

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Road, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 8-925-6940
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Ruins and nearby Canada park

Small archaeological spot includes Romans ruins. Most Christian confessions relates this site to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tel Aviv, Israel
One of a few potential Emmaus locations

Emmaus is know to be the place where Jesus broke bread after his resurrection. Just like... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Ann C
Nashville, Tennessee
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Emmaus Nicopolis, the Christian Holy place, where Jesus broke the bread after his Resurrection (Gospel of Luke, chapter 24, 13-35).The ruins of two Byzantine Basilicas and of a Crusader Church can be seen here, as well as the ancient Jewish tombs from the time of Jesus.
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Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Road, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 8-925-6940
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small archaeological spot includes Romans ruins. Most Christian confessions relates this site to Emmaus, but there are no any archaeological or written confirmations. There are almost anything to look at Nicopolis ruins, more interesting to visit nearby large Canada park in former Spring valley. Romans...More

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Emmaus is know to be the place where Jesus broke bread after his resurrection. Just like numerous sites in Jerusalem there are more than one location where it is hypothesized Emmaus was. 5NIS/$1.30USD to enter. A handy information brochure/map is given at the entrance. There...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 31 August 2016

On your way to Jerusalem on Road #1 near Latrun,here Yehuda Hamacabi defeated the armies of Nikanor and Gorgias, army leaders of Antiochus 4th,165 B.C. Site of the 5th Roman Macedonian Legion built by Titus renamed EMMAUS NICOPOLIS,,In 1967 the village was destroyed and is...More

1  Thank airport2015
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Pretty site. Gives you the story about on the road to Emmaus...wouldn't go out of your way to see it...but nice enough

1  Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The site is located at ancient Emmaus which includes a Byzantine and Crusader church, burial caves and a Bathhouse (located in the nearby park). Of great Christian religious importance and worth a visit. Since it's just off the main Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway it is...More

2  Thank VisitIsrael
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Emmaus Nicopolis is one of four purported sites of the famous story at the end of Luke's Gospel. The Crusader Church ruins are beautiful, as are the other archaeological views on the site. The Community that hosts the site are welcoming and kind. Can easily...More

1  Thank Sallie L
Reviewed 10 September 2014

From Joshua's victory in Ayalon valley (10,12), the Maccabees (1M 3,38), Jesus (Luke 24,13), Flavius Josephus, the emperor Heliogabalus (year 222), the Fathers of the Church (Origenes, Eusebeus, Jerome, John Moschos), the Talmud (Sheviit 9), the Crusaders, the stigmatic Blessed Maryam of Bethlehem (1878). Surrounded...More

5  Thank Etienne M
Reviewed 13 June 2013

A small but nice place near the Park Canada/Latrun. It cost only a little entrance fee. For people who like old churches, it's a nice place to visit when in the area.

3  Thank Nicky F
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