Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, Jerusalem

#3 of 225 in Historic Sites in Israel
Architectural Building · Religious Site
Join millions of pilgrims who make their way to Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, a deeply significant Christian landmark dating back to the 4th century CE. Christians believe the church contains both the site of Jesus' crucifixion and the tomb in which he was buried and resurrected. Several Christian denominational groups share ownership of the church--you can see the blending of their traditions and cultures within, as you navigate the maze of rooms and halls. Dress modestly and prepare for a potentially long line at the entrance. Put Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Jerusalem tour planner.
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  • Enter through the original wooden doors from the Basilica's reconstruction under the Crusader Era of 1100 AD, into the dimly-lit sacred grounds of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the most...  more »
  • This is the core of it all. The place where the crucification and resurrection too place. It is also an exceedingly crowded place but a definite must see even if you are a non believer.  more »
  • Apart from obvious importance for Christians and really spiritual atmosphere inside, Church of Holy Sepulchre is very unique in terms of architecture -it is very multi dimensional with many separate levels, rooms, hidden spaces. Beautiful!
  • Pretty empty this days.

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