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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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There is something magical about this place

There is something magical about this place. I am not extremely religious person, however this building really has something. Definitely a must visit. It doesn't even matter if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 March 2016
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Austin, Texas
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

There is something magical about this place. I am not extremely religious person, however this building really has something. Definitely a must visit. It doesn't even matter if you believe in Bible stories or not - architecture lovers will find something, religious people will find something, and for others its just some good stories wrapped in one building. Pay attention... More 

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Encompassing the sites of the crucifixion, the tomb, and the resurrection of Christ, this is a structure unlike any other. There are unexpected tensions and features to encounter around every turn within this structure full of structures.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Worth a visit for Christians and non Christians alike! Great History and architecture, as well as having 5 of the 13 Via Dolorosa stations. You can encounter visitors from all around the world as well as every Christian order

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This is the church where Jesus is buried. The final stations of being crucified and being removed from crucifix, anointment and burial is in this church. The church is mostly controlled by greek orthodox church and partly by Egyptian Coptic church. You can feel the power of faith and prayer in here. I felt very emotional in the chapel. You... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very unique not only because of the Bible but also the structure. Multi-layer and multi-denomination structure is well worth exploring. This site contains 10th to 14th Station of the Cross. Do not miss another layer of church (Ethiopian )which is on the top of the whole structure. You can reach that through different entrance, 9th Station of the Cross.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is definitely a must see if you are in the old town. The architecture is very impressive and the murals are very cool. Make sure you go upstairs and downstairs.

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The site of Christ's crucifixion is always crowded with pilgrims but never disappoints. The best photo opportunity of the place where he was laid when taken down from the cross is from above on the steps. go there first on walking through the main door - the steps are to your right. Also go early to avoid the hordes of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Wow what more can one say. there is so much to see here.Better to go earlier than later as the queues inside get quite long to go and see Christ's burial site.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

The long lines and masses of people were understandable, but took away from any private reflection time I was hoping for. It is confusing for me, as this is the venerated place of where the cross of Jesus was placed and where he was buried for 3 days. It is also where one can experience the last few Stations of... More 

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