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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also called the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, or the Church of the Resurrection by Eastern Christians, is a church within the Christian Quarter of the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan. The site is venerated as Golgotha (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was crucified, and is said also to contain the place where Jesus was buried (the Sepulchre). A trend among visitors to the spot (standing outside the Church) is to applaud loudly during the ringing of bells. This is to recognize the unique beauty of the Church and its unique history.
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Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Reviewed yesterday

The lines can be long, so be prepared. But to see this traditional site and put your hand where the cross of Christ tradition says is the exact spot is very moving.

Thank KristaLane
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the church of the holy sepulchre this is one of Christianity's great experiences even if you don't believe or practice a faith like me. If you are lucky to be there at a quiet time the crowds should not be too overwhelming and getting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What and amazing out of body experience one can feel the presence of God in this place its almost tangible. the wall murals are fascinating and the whole atmosphere is electric with a god like presence

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as important a site as there is for most Christians, however, given the crowds and long lines to enter the crypt, we chose to tour the interior of the Church and move on. When you are on a very tight time schedule as...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I prefer the quiet nature of the nearby Garden Tomb this place is a must see. It is remarkable to see.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place of reflection if you are religious and everyone's dream if you are a christian who believes in Jesus christ.

1  Thank sloansjefferson1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

According to believe , Jesus was buried here , but then came to life again . This is a very small building , only few can get in , within the church of the holy sepulchre . This is the last station of Via Dolorosa....More

1  Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing day out , believe it or not its all quiet impressive and interesting . Not to be rushed but take time to take it in .

Thank GBeno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tomb of Christ located within the Rotunda of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is one of the holiest sites in all of Christendom. For Christian pilgrims this is an essential must-see place to visit in Jerusalem. Historically, it is believed that Christ was...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very easy to do- come between 5 & 6 am or after 7 pm. Come any other time and your experience will be much different. I advise staying in the Old City so this is very easy to do. However, should you stay outside the...More

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