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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Each Christian in his life time will be wising to see this church. This has the site where Jesus was crucified. It has beautiful pictures of Jesus crucification and a good amount of history attached.

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

After making our way through the key stations of the Via Dolorosa, went straight into the Church to admire the last stations within. A symbolic place (even for a non-religious person as myself) - apparently a place where Jesus was crucified and buried. Could not...More

Thank Minna M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very large, atmospheric we did not have a guide, feel that we saw as much as we wanted to. Putting our hands on the said stone that Jesus laid upon was quite an experience. It was not too busy the day we visited. I think...More

Thank Shamal
Reviewed 3 January 2017

On m y recent visit to Jerusaleum I visited The Church. Its a very wonderful place and I got the serene peaceful sense whilst walking around. This is restoration works taking place. The church contains, according to traditions dating back at least to the fourth...More

Thank GrainneNiMhaille
Reviewed 3 January 2017

its full of christians praying and tourists trying to take pictures. The main part is under renovation with steel structures. Get there early in the morning to avoid the traffic.

Thank SeungwonBJung
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Located in the old city christian quarter this is a must see for any visitor to the old city regardless of your personal religious preferences.

Thank LASurfGuy
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

An absolutely must see place. Get lost in the multiple chapels and the different branches of Christian faith. They all have their charm and magic. You come as a tourist and you will leave as a pilgrim. Worth reserving a good couple of hours to...More

Thank Telmo b
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Top destination for Christian piligrims. Unmovable ladder story is unforgettable. A lot of crannies and nooks.

Thank JollyRogerBiz
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Not good at all. In fact, I hated it. Not really a must-see, in my humble opinion. But OK, if you like that sort of thing... go ahead.

Thank baggiolinda
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Fascinating to see the practices of different Christian groups. A must see for those interested in the beginning of Christianity in Jerusalem.

Thank Wayne D
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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 TravelStarBecky |
I have seen on some blogs that you can do it in person with the Franciscan/Roman Catholic monks- doors close at 7pm and reopen at 4am. I'm trying to find an online way of doing it. Hope this helps, it looks like a quieter... More
Laura M
5 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.