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Good Friday

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April 22

On this day Jesus was crucified and buried.

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The Garden Tomb

On this day Jesus was crucified and buried.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, the Old City -
Early morning hours onwards, cross-bearing processions led by the Patriarchs (O,C), the Custos and other independent groups take place along the Via Dolorosa.
In the evening, Burial processions are held in the courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and inside (O,C).

Garden Tomb, Good Friday services in English (P). Additional services are held in other languages in various Protestant churches.


 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...
Monastery of the Order of the Sisters of Zion on Via Dolorosa in the Old City. Part of ...
System of underground tunnels constituting a continuous chain of history from the times...
Spring in Nakhal Refa'im, with adjoining Ein Yael Museum, an active museum that holds i...
 

 Accommodations

 
Luxury hotel opposite David's Citadel, the Dormition Church and the walls of the Old Ci...
The Crowne Plaza Jerusalem hotel is the tallest building in the city and an impressive ...
Hotel with rooms of various standards with a sea view. There is a saltwater pool, a spa...
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