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Reviewed 21 August 2018

According to tradition, the place is just outside the walls of Jerusalem in the time of Jesus, to the northwest, but inside the current old city (in more recent times the walls were moved northwards). It consists of a rocky relief of a few meters,...More

Thank Fulvio R
Reviewed 25 June 2018

There is debate about whether this is the actual place of Christ's crucifixion and I don't know for sure although what the guide explained was very convincing. However, what is most important is what it signifies. Christ was crucified and died for our sins and...More

Thank Melisa V
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I visited this hill while in Garden Tombs. This hill is clearly visible from this location. If observed carefully, Certain parts of this hill show the shape like the eyes. That is why some scholars believe this is the true skull hill, the place where...More

1  Thank tepas2000
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I had no idea this was not a huge beautiful hill, like all the pictures or movies I have seen. Good to see the reality of the place.

Thank SuePiazza62
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Although the rock outcropping somewhat resembles two eye sockets, it’s the protruding rock “nose” that casts doubt on what a skull resembles. The human nose is comprised of tissue and cartilage. If the calcium/bone structure comprising a skull is visible, the “nose” would be a...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is where our Lord performed the ultimate demonstration of His Love for us by dying on the cross and laying down his life for our sins so that we might Believe and Confess Him to be Our Lord & Savior. No Greater Love than...More

6  Thank TODD L
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The Place of the Skull, known as Golgotha in Jesus' time, was where Christ was crucified. Golgotha, also called Calvary in Latin, is usually said to be connected to the traditional site of Christ's Crucifixion, now in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the...More

7  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This has been promoted as an alternative site for the site of the crucifixion. Only the naive would swallow such a story based on a random geological feature. The real site of the crucifixion is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The main promoters of...More

5  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Jesus's Crucifixion Hill had fourteen stations each witnessed different stages and the pilgrims were following with prayers and devotion remembering the sufferings and sacrifice of the Lord for the mankind.and resurrected.

4  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The burial place of Jesus and place of crucifixion are thought to be in Holy Sepulcher Church. You have to stand in line, wait your turn to get close and touch this location. It is a very exciting moment for many visitors. If you come...More

2  Thank podrozniczka60
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Susanne M
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Susanne: I researched this site on the Web. Historians and archaeologist concur that it is not likely the site of the crucifixion. What is called Skull Hill (notice that the official name is not Golgotha) today somewhat... More
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