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Very moving experience

This was the last stop for the day as our tour group walked down the Mount of Olives. I understood... read more

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This church was built in 1931 on the eastern slopes of Mt. Zion. It was built in remembrance of... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the last stop for the day as our tour group walked down the Mount of Olives. I understood that it was named for the place Peter denied Jesus, but I did not expect the descent into the dungeon where Jesus was held, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was built in 1931 on the eastern slopes of Mt. Zion. It was built in remembrance of Peter's denial of Christ and repentance. Jesus predicts that "Crock's Crow" following Peter's 3rd denial. As we stood on the platform outside the church reading the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

This church is built next to the Palace of Ciaphas - the Chief Priest. Jesus was was questioned and detained here. And Peter stood outside trying to find out what was happening inside when he was recognized as one of Jesus' followers. Three times that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

You can check out the place where Jesus was taken as prisoner. It was in a level below the church, the stairs are quite narrow and steep so be careful. I went inside the church and spent some time praying. The church's fresco was really...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

This church is amazing place to visit as it is church where saint Peter denied Jesus three times and it is a must visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Just above the Kidron Valley and across a busy highway fro the Garden of Gethsemane sits this Roman Catholic Church and monastery. It is said to to be the site of the home of Caiaphas, the high priest at the time of Jesus arrest and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

This is a beautiful church built on the slopes of Mount Zion. They say this was the place of the palace of high priest Caiaphas. Gallicantu means the cock's crow. This is also the place of the story of Peter's triple denial of Christ and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Here is where Peter rejected our Lord. The site is also the Palace of the High Priest Caiaphas. Take in the many statues that depicts the events of the denial. See the underground cave where Jesus was imprisoned Outside see the actual stairs that led...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ronstagehand
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The dungeon under what was Caiphas's Palace is a heart breaking, tear inducing place to visit when the realisation of the likelyhood that this is where Jesus was held just before his "trial" by Pilate took place. Incredibly moving and then outside are the steps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This church on M Zion is a very special and very holy site. The church is well worth a visit for the architecture and the views across Jerusalem alone. But it is a key site relating to Jesus' arrest and trial. There is a golden...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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5 January 2019|
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Response from Harry2985 | Reviewed this property |
I have been there four or five times and never seen the hours but if you go between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm you will be alright.
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Response from rama1 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't stayed there, but agree with above answer. The location of this place is first class.