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Address: Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 2-627-3314
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is...

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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Disappointing but a must see

The church is not well kept, and is overcrowded and dirty. Frequent Fighting among Christian groups. The church is a disappointment but a Must See. But it is better than... read more

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The church is not well kept, and is overcrowded and dirty. Frequent Fighting among Christian groups. The church is a disappointment but a Must See. But it is better than Bethlehem.

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The is a spiritual place to visit from the moment you walk in, it maybe crowded so try to make this your visit in Old Jerusalem. Many women wipe their scarfs with the oils on the place where Jesus body was laid. It's a great way to remember your visit. I placed my scarf in a plastic bag to help... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

what a place. it is truly an experience. take your time and have a good guide as it will be well worth your time and expense. don't let the crowd bother you as it will be crowded. this is a fantastic church so take the time to savor being at this ancient place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a significant site for Christians to visit in Jerusalem. There are many nooks and crannies, side chapels, and levels to explore. It may take more than one visit if you have the time! A truly magnificent church rooted in complicated denominational history too. A Muslim family still keeps the keys and the Armenian Ladder (Immovable Ladder) remains in... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This church is a bit mad. There are very dark places..... there are steep, narrow stairs but it is not necessary for anyone to go up or down the level they they are at. As soon as you walk in, there is a coffin thing which many people kiss and touch and kneel beside. There are huge pictures and paintings.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Give yourself plenty of time to walk around and see the entire church. The tomb where Jesus was buried closes around 8pm so don't leave it very late in the evening to see this portion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I believe this is the most significant site in the Christian religion, as it offers the devout and real glimpse into the final hours of Christ's life in earth. Debate flourishes over the authenticity of the stations of the cross, but the basic message is clear. I recommend you go and take the message.

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This church is worth visiting just for the history behind it. If you're brave enough to face the long lines and have the time, then you can visit the tomb of Jesus.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is def the number one religious cite to see in Jerusalem. The history and holiness of this place is going to struct you. There is no experience like this. Even if you are not a Christian or religious, you cannot reach Jerusalem without visiting this church. I would recommend having a guide with you for you do not want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a place where' by the general belief, Jesus was crusified, burried and resurected. Five last stations of Via Dolorosa, the Way of Sorrow, are inside this church

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