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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

System of underground tunnels constituting a continuous chain of history from the times...
Monastery of the Order of the Sisters of Zion on Via Dolorosa in the Old City. Part of ...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...

Accommodations

Le Meridien Eilat is an all suites hotel, located on the shore of the Red Sea. You have...
Offering a vacation for the entire family, the Crowne Plaza Eilat, situated on the Eila...
A luxury hotel with 300 rooms and suites overlooking the Red Sea and a swimming pool.
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