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Address: Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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+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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Holly site for Christians. Beautiful and must see

This is a Holly place for Christians, but very respectful person will appreciate a beauty of this place, history and architecture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2016
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Manhattan, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a Holly place for Christians, but very respectful person will appreciate a beauty of this place, history and architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

As a non-Catholic it was intriguing, but strange. The church is very divided, busy to the extreme with people and objects, and very distracting for any real spiritual connection for my taste. But again, not Catholic or Orthodox. Everything centers around holy objects, candles, and such.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This church is also called the Church of the Resurrection and is located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. It was originally built in 335 and is considered a sacred site where Jesus was crucified, buried and said to have been resurrected. The place has been severely damaged by numerous fires and earthquakes over the years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was so unbelievably beautiful. I'm sure it would take a month to see every part. I will come back if possible. The blessing I received - I can't put it into words.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The last four stations of Via Dolorosa, (the route where Christ carried his cross) are found in this Church. It gets pretty packed, or maybe because it was getting close to Easter. Plenty of pilgrims from all over the world, bunch around the Stone of Anointing( straight as you come in). The stone is a rectangular slab of marble that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Went with my friend, the local priest gave us a tour, although we are not Christian he was very hospitable and informative, (it's not his job to give a tour) the architecture was breath taking and the general atmosphere was very sombre and relaxed, compared to the treatment I received at the western wall, we were treated with respect and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We were lucky I think in that it was fairly quiet when we visited from a mediterranean cruise We were guided through the stations of the cross and arrived here when the crowds were relatively low so got plenty time to explore and no real queuing Fascinating to think back over the centuries of history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was the final stop on our exploration of the Via Dolorosa. It is the location of the final stations of the Cross in most traditions. The Church has several places that are important for pilgrims to visit. The church dates back to the Fourth Century and is believed to house Golgotha (Calvary) where Christ... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Part of our tour; very interesting with lots of different worship areas. Not sure this is really THE place where Christ was entombed but probably a good representation. Hope that isn't blasphemous 😬‼️ Our church tour group was able to sing several hymns under the dome and that was a goosebumps experience with the super acoustics.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Right in the middle of the old city. Honestly, with respect to those who find this a compelling place from a religious standpoint, I found it overwhelming and crowded. If you're a Christian and looking for somewhere to be mindful of the death & resurrection of Jesus, I think the Garden Tomb located just north of the old city is... More 

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