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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-3314
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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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Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-3314
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Thank Jesus and praise the lord. Don't come before 5pm becausw the cue to the sepulchre is the true via dolorosa.

Thank NPetrushka
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Just take a few minuets to stand a side and have a look at all the people who came here from all around the globe.

Thank yaelshefler
Reviewed 7 December 2016

After walk up Via Dolorosa , you arrive at this church where some claims that Jesus was buried here .

Thank edsherk
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I spent a few days in Jerusalem and was able to visit this church more than once. My first experience was in the late afternoon on a Wednesday; not only were large groups of people pushing and shoving to get to the altars, but also...More

Thank KFortunata
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This most important church of Christianity is a place for many pilgrims, history lovers and tourists. Come early or late to avoid the crowds. The outside is not too spectacular, inside very eclectic with smaller or bigger chapels and rooms of various Christian groups, eg...More

Thank Matyas L
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is the site believed to be where Jesus was crucified, known as Calvary or Golgotha. Co-located here is believed to be Jesus’s empty tomb, where he was buried and resurrected. The sacred Christian church is home Greek Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, Roman Catholics and to...More

Thank berend
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Prepare for crowds and sometimes pushy crowds. Unique place that contains some of Christianity most holy sites. However the religious backgrounds that control the place may not be the same background of many average tourists and unfortunately does not make the site one of contemplation.

Thank currycook
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This church was built by the orthodox Greek in remembrance of the dead of Jesus Christ. There are two places that people theorise as the crucifixion site and one of them is here and the other at the Garden Tomb just outside of the old...More

Thank Hee Ting T
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This church has so much history to tell. You need to do your homework before visiting (or have a great guide as I did) to be able to understand why so many religions want a piece of this church.

Thank colbuck
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

You find yourself in a church which covers Golgotha, where Jesus was crucified. The stone where the women prepared his body for burial, you can touch it! And even visit where his tomb was. There are long lines, go early in the morning, but it...More

Thank Helena J
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26 October 2017|
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Response from michael d | Reviewed this property |
I don't have the answer to your question sorry..Enjoy your trip ,so lucky..
9 February 2017|
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Response from beachski1007 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can stay in the church itself. There is plenty of accommodation around there although I suggest staying outside the old city.
Laura M
4 February 2017|
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Response from mafel973 | Reviewed this property |
It will be very crowded. check the sched of service or mass a day in advance to be sure of coming earier.