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Below the streets of Jerusalem’s Old City lies the Praetorium (Matt. 17:27; Mark 15:16) where Jesus was condemned by Pontius Pilate. Located at the beginning of the Via Dolorosa, this is one of the most memorable stops a Christian can make in the Holy City.
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Below the streets of
lies the Praetorium (Matt. 17:27; Mark 15:16) where Jesus was condemned by Pontius Pilate. Located at the beginning of the
, this is one of the most memorable stops a Christian can make in the Holy City.
Over it, in the nineteenth century, the Sisters of Zion built a convent, incorporating the arch said to have been where Pontius Pilate presented Jesus to the people and said “here is the man” (John 19:5). Little did the sisters know that in the coming years, the deeper they dug beneath their convent, the more remains would emerge of this gigantic fortress, built by Herod the Great. Visitors can see a large cistern covered by a later pavement etched with meaningful symbols, including the “game of the King.” Here, many pause in prayer and to recall Jesus’ mocking by the Roman soldiers at the place John called the Gabbata, or “stone pavement” (John 19:13).
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Mini Israel Park
Mini Israel is the “Showcase of Israel.” Exhibited in it are 385 exact models, at a sca...
Shivta National Park
Together with its sister-cities, Avdat and Mamshit, Shivta, now a UNESCO World Heritage...
The Synagogue Church
A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
The winery was established in 1998 in Ramat Hachayal, and around 8 years later moved to...
The purpose of this site is to preserve the Palmakh's heritage and to pass it on. There...
Nabi Samuel (The Tomb of Samuel)
The tomb of the prophet Samuel is located in a site situated on a lofty mountain overlo...
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Overlooking the desert slopes of the Edom Mountains exactly where the mountains meet th...
Rimonim Mineral Tiberias
250 rooms suitable for couples and families, including standard rooms, deluxe rooms, g...
Daniel Dead Sea
Situated at the world's lowest point, on the shores of the extraordinary Dead Sea, the...
Tel Hai Hostel
Tel-Hai Guest House is perfectly located to offer breathtaking views of the Golan Heigh...
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