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Christ's Tomb

Jerusalem, Israel
+972 54-639-0340
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A very Religious site.

I wished our tour guide gave us more time in this church. She didn't want to stay in line for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bilasi
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ansonia
Where Christ was buried and rose from the dead

Recent scientific investigations support the traditional belief that Christ was buried in the tomb... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also called the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, or the Church of the Resurrection by Eastern Christians, is a church within the Christian Quarter of the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan. The site is venerated as Golgotha (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was crucified, and is said also to contain the place where Jesus was buried (the Sepulchre). A trend among visitors to the spot (standing outside the Church) is to applaud loudly during the ringing of bells. This is to recognize the unique beauty of the Church and its unique history.
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Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wished our tour guide gave us more time in this church. She didn't want to stay in line for the tomb or where Jesus was crucified.

Thank bilasi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recent scientific investigations support the traditional belief that Christ was buried in the tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City. It is a moving experience to see where the Son of Man was dead, buried and resurrected after three days....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many types of Christians, all coming to visit the tomb of Jesus. Even those who don't share that faith can experience the emotion of others while visiting here. If visiting with others, it might be a good idea to agree on a meeting place...More

Thank therese l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you're not very religious person I believe it is worth to visit tomb of Jesus. If this is all true the place is the source of Christians and somehow you can feel some sort of spirit there. I am not religious person but...More

Thank Macio77
Reviewed 1 week ago

New arceological discoveries say that this is the actual place of Christ's burial. After the 7 AM Mass, those who wish to visit the tomb, must line up at the edicule, where the tomb is housed. I visited it daily when in Jerusalem.

Thank chrissofia700
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre while we were in Jerusalem for 12 days in November, 2017. Christ's Tomb was a very busy holy site. Many orthodox Christian's were at this site worshiping and in deep prayer. This site is...More

Thank kcwebster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

these sites are part of a tour, and I suppose worth seeing. I don't like crowds, but it's interesting to see how people re-shape history and myth to suit their beliefs.

Thank Marina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just being here is a very moving experience for anyone coming here . Just as you enter the holy place you are moved to see the tomb of the savior on the ground. People offer oil , prayers by kneeling and rubbing the sacred stone...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit that i enjoyed seeing this and being part of it. I kept thinking what if Jesus wasn't buried here and people are kissing nothing? I liked seeing christians from all walks of life, the ethiopians, the greeks orthodox folk, normal folk, catholics,...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 6 December 2017

According to tradition, the sepulchre or cave tomb where Jesus was buried is inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The tomb itself has been turned into a shrine in the rotunda, left upon entering the church. The 2 times I visited, there where long...More

Thank macedonboy
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