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The pools of Bethesda are long gone but you can look at the geological layers of the ancient ruins. Some of the ruins are only accessible by really steep metal stair that can be slippery in wet weather.
Walking tour of Old City Jerusalem included a stop at this site. Quite extensive ruins located in the Muslim Quarter which originally had a church over the pools. It is said to be the site where Jesus performed one of his miracles. You can really...More
Located right next to St Anne in the Muslim Quarter, this is traditionally considered to the area where Jesus healed a paralyzed man. There was once a large Byzantine church whose ruins covers the same site, and on top of the ruins yet another small...More
The Pools of Bethesda, actually a series of reservoirs and medicinal pools, are located in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Archaeological digs have unearthed their full depth. The Pools are the scene of one of Jesus' miracles - the healing of...More
With the Church of St Anne on the right the pools are straight ahead (do go into the beautiful Crusader church). The Pools are a series of reservoirs and medicinal pools which have been identified as the scene of one of Jesus' miracles - the...More
We learned that in ancient times the Jewish people would bring their animals here to be cleansed before taking them to the Temple to be sacrificed. The archeological dig surrounding the pools is worthwhile seeing.
When I visited St Anne's church last week, I was very much surprised looking down at the Pools of Bethesda. A group of people was standing there waiting. A man, who may have been a priest or a healer, put his hands on the shoulders...More
From St Anne's church, we walked towards the pools of Bethesda. Archaeological excavations had revealed the site of pools and porches matching the reference in the Bible, where Jesus cured the paralyzed man! The site still remains as ruins! We could see the deep pool...More