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Church of Condemnation and Flagellation.

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Address: Via Dolorosa, near St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-628-2936

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Worth a look. Beautiful church. Station of the Cross #2.

Franciscans own this church. The site is where Christ was flogged and crowned with thorns. Outside the courtyard, on the street is where He takes up the Cross. The church is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Franciscans own this church. The site is where Christ was flogged and crowned with thorns. Outside the courtyard, on the street is where He takes up the Cross. The church is beautiful in it's simplicity. Across the street, is the Chapel of Condemnation, where Christ was condemned by Pilate. Archaeologists think the events took place on the other side of... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

visit the church where you can read the biblical story of the way of the cross - the via dolorosa, there is a nice archeological garden and museum next to it. in the church you can see a genuine roman floor with a game board that was probably used by the roman soldiers - realy make the bible come to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This Catholic church is located in the Muslim Quarter near St. Stephen's/Lion's gate. Be sure to notice the painting of the crown of thorns above the altar. The 15 minute video costing 15NIS is worth watching ($4USD) it can be watched in a handful of different languages.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this church completely by accident. The exhibition is essentially a sound and light show about the history of Jerusalem and the church. It was extremely well done and very informative. The chapel is quiet and the overall place beautiful.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

gabbatta in aramaic lithostrotos in greek the paved floor of the antonia forteress where the pretorium was and where took place the trial of jesus by pontius pilatus in accord whith christian tradition...it is from this point that begin the procession of the via dolorosa tillthe holy sepulcre...you can rent a big cross for 50 dollars from the guardians of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Church of Condemnation is built on the spot where it's believed that Pontius Pilate judged Jesus and he was forced to pick up his cross and walk through the city. It's the first stop on the Stations of the Cross through the Old City. We went underneath below this and the Convent of the Sisters of Zion to see... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Immidiately after entering the Lions Gate (St Stephan )GATE you are on the second station of Via Dolorosa, A small very nice Catholic Franciscan church with a small museum and garden on the site o PONTUS PILLATUS the Roman Governor that sentenced Jesus.The museum hosts the collection of the Franciscan Bible school. Quite bussy on Fridays.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

If you are trying to walk in Jesus' footsteps this is a must. It is a pretty church and does not take a great deal of time to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is the first stop of Jesus walk in Via Dolorosa carrying the cross. The church is pretty nice, we had a chance to just take a look for a while, since they had a service going on, so not much to see. There's some guy selling you a brochure of Via Dolorosa for $1 right at the entrance to... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

This was our first stop on the Via Dolorosa and the church is very pleasant place to get into the spirit of the walk through the old town. Our tour leader gave a reading from the bible to help our thoughts. There are some very nice stained glass windows illustrating the events. There is another chapel on the site where... More 

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