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Located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City, this church is comprised of German, English and Danish-speaking congregations.
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Muristan Road | P.O.Box 14076, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-627-6111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church itself is quite modern and simple. There are two things that are worth the visit: drink excellent coffee in the coffee house and take the 180 staires to the top of the bell tower, for an amazing view of the old city and...More

Thank Eran F
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here, in that the church wasn’t as busy as others on the same day. If you are able to climb, go to the top of the Bell Tower for a small fee and take in the views of the Old City

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The church itself is nothing extraordinary. But, after paying 15 Ils you can visit the excavations and learn about the interesting history of the place. If you are fit enough - I highly recommend to go up the tight spiral stairs (hundreds of them). The...More

Thank michal t
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We visited Jerusalem over christmas 2017. We spent christmas day morning here at their service. In German but I still managed to sing along to the hymns & carols! If you are 'confirmed' then they have a very meaningful communion ceremony. The pastor was very...More

Thank DavyPaul
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The Church is rather seldom visited by tourists, probably because it is less notable than any other church. Therefore I can enjoy the beauty of this church with quite a lot. the most exciting is climibing to the top of the bell tower, where one...More

Thank tepas2000
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The church itself is quite plain, but it is worth a visit if you decide to climb the narrow, circular staircase of 178 steps of the tower as the panoramic views of Jerusalem from 40 meters up are simply breathtaking!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Church has some excavations below the Church that show how old the foundations of the building are, and the cloister garden in the middle of the Church is pretty, but the best thing is to climb the tower for the views of the Old...More

1  Thank Roy H
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Compared to Church of Holy Sepulchre & John the Baptist Church, The Redemmer was less crowded. If you are physically fit, you could climb up the tower in a bid to get some fresh air & a good view. If not, you could go to...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Although I have often visited this church in the past, this was the first time I took the time to sit and relax in the cloistered cafe hidden in back of the church. A limited menu but something for anyone. Wonderful place to catch your...More

Thank bfindysz
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I think it is 180 steps to the top of the church's tower. It is spiral and VERY narrow. I am not sure if one can climb up if someone is coming down. As a senior adult I made it with a few rest stops....More

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