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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-3314
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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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Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed today via mobile

This church is full of history, and the architecture is breathtaking. The Church is divided into several sections, and it was extremely helpful to have a private guide for our tour. This church is not to be missed. You will see the slab of limestone...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Arrived early and went to see the upstairs location of the cross and rock. The stone replica of where Christ's was prepared for burial is right inside the church entrance. The wait to see the tomb was only one hour. Be prepared for a quick...More

Thank grinch4
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Reviewed yesterday

I am gicing 1 for the organization and the chaos in this church and 5 for what it contains and its spiritual meaning. If Jesus was furious with the priests in the temple because of the merchandise and lack of respect, he would be probably...More

Thank Corrado R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go in late afternoon, about 4-5 p.m. for the shortest waiting times- or early in the morning before the tour groups show up. I wished I had had a plan of the church with me, as it quite a complicated set-up. Incredibly moving to see...More

Thank Bromsgroverover1
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem,the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is of great significance.There are two sections..one where Jesus was crucified and the other His tomb where Jesus was buried and from where the Lord resurrected.Also of importance is the Stone of Unction,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Within the Old Town of Jerusalem is this beautiful old church. Well worth a visit. A very religious place so very crowded, but beautiful nevertheless

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very importance place for christian where Jesus spend his last hour... Crucified... buried.. The place was crowded ... Not only christian but other religious people was also visiting.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The time spent in line waiting was minimal compared to the opportunity to place my hands on a piece of religious history.

Thank Frank O
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazed by: ➕ it's significance to Christianity ➕ sheer dedication and passion of devout followers of Jesus Christ from all over the world to see where Christ was buried ➖ lack of crowd control when queuing up to enter the tomb area....there is no proper...More

Thank AnjaAsia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite things that we did. The significance, the history. It was all there. Seeing the tomb and where it was at. Just a suggestion. Take a picture of the ceiling in the tomb room against the sun. You will be humbled.

Thank Ernest d
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Christine O
March 21, 2018|
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I’m really unsure about it. U may find some info on website or on google.
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I don't have the answer to your question sorry..Enjoy your trip ,so lucky..
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I have seen on some blogs that you can do it in person with the Franciscan/Roman Catholic monks- doors close at 7pm and reopen at 4am. I'm trying to find an online way of doing it. Hope this helps, it looks like a quieter... More
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