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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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The church is heavily occupied throughout the year. If you want to see the Christ´s grave, you need to get up very early. Even though the gate to the grafe opens at 7 AM, you need to stand in the queve at 6 AM. But...More
I was not prepared for the crowds we encountered in this church. You go in and go up the steps to the right. You encounter gridlock because people want to kneel down and kiss the area they think Jesus' cross was placed. It is a...More
There are no words to describe the feelings that are generated by the venerable atmosphere. A complete contrast with the commercial alleys. It remains a must visit place for all. Just feel the history.
The church of the holy sepulchre is an amazing place to visit . If you are a Christian or not but make sure to read up and learn the importance of this place to the Christians. It will make your visit a lot more interesting....More
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is certainly the central spot of Christianity and crowds during the day can be up to 4 hours. If you are willing to get up early and arrive before 6AM you can have the freedom the explore. You will...More
Absolute historical significance that has to be experienced. Be prepared for a line and for the lack of managing the lines. Once you get into the tomb, at least for us, we had 8 seconds to select due to a very impatient orthodox priest running...More
This place oozes history and religion. It has been presumed for hundreds of years that this church was the place where Jesus was prepared and entombed. As such, it draws in christians and many others from all over the world.
Avoid visiting in the height...More
Response from TexasTeri64 | Reviewed this property |
That I do not know. Ohri Travels was my tour guide, I can check with him if the do that at the church but since we weren’t Catholic we weren’t concerned with anything like what you speak. Let me check, I’ll get back with... More
That I do not know. Ohri Travels was my tour guide, I can check with him if the do that at the church but since we weren’t Catholic we weren’t concerned with anything like what you speak. Let me check, I’ll get back with you.