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Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu

Village of Silwan, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-673-1739
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The Trial of Jesus

Scholars are confident that under this church are the ruins of the "office space" of the High... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Beatitudes Pilgrimage 2017

This was a special treat for our pilgrimage. Most of us didn't know that this existed and we were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Village of Silwan, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-673-1739
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scholars are confident that under this church are the ruins of the "office space" of the High Priest Caiaphas. This is the place that Jesus was brought to await the hearing in front of Caiaphas. It's surreal to stand in the same cell Jesus would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a special treat for our pilgrimage. Most of us didn't know that this existed and we were able to celebrate Mass there. The gift shop was awesome, too!

Thank AJ O
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Outside the Old City Walls of Jerusalem, the Church of St. Peter is both a modern and ancient place. Underneath the sanctuary, you will find a dungeon of caves, where Jesus Himself may have been held captive the night before His crucifixion. You see, this...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The place reminds us of what happened: *Peter denying knowing Jesus 3 times, before the cock crow *Jesus led to Caiaphas The trail connects Mount of Olives and Golgotha (Skull Hill).

Thank Hosen R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The church is nearby steps that were the path to Caiphas' house. Luke 22:60 - 62 is a very sad moment where Peter denies he knew Jesus for the third time. Jesus turned and looked straight at Peter. It hurt to have a close friend...More

Thank Adriane K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a place where you need to spend some time - there is so much to see. Underneath the church there are some caves that are worth visiting.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The Church represented the place of Peter's denial of Jesus three times followed by rooster crowed and Peter later bitterly repented reminding pilgrims the Lord's passion and sufferings.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Next to the Church are recently excavated steps that all archaeologists agree are the steps that Jesus walked on Holy Thursday.

Thank daveheney
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This, like all the holy places in Israel, has a church built over the area. This church commemorates Peter's denial of Jesus and is the site of Caiaphas' house. Here Jesus was held and interrogated on the night He was betrayed. Of great interest was...More

1  Thank calota
Reviewed 23 June 2017

You don't just see this site, you have to e perience it. The tour takes you to where Jesus could have been whipped, and then down into the pit where he would have been left. There is a book with different languages for reading one...More

Thank KristaLane
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Cathy N
15 September 2015|
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Response from rama1 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't stayed there, but agree with above answer. The location of this place is first class.