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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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"Bird Mosaic" in the Caesarea Villa
“Bird Mosaic” in the Caesarea Villa A large mosaic floor that was apparently part of...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces approximately 1,000,000 bottles annu...
Islamic Art Museum
Museum displays Islamic art since the 7th century. Earthenware, glassware and decorativ...
Hameiri House Museum
This museum was founded by Yehezkel Ha'Meiri, a member of the Ha'Meiri family that esta...
Reconstructed Battle Site and Anielewicz Statue
A site reconstructing the fight that took place here in 1948. Visitors can walk among t...
The winery was established in 2004 and it produces approximately 1,200 bottles annually...
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Grand Court Hotel
The Grand Court hotel located at East Jerusalem and just few minutes walk from the Old ...
Wingate Institute's Sports Hotel
Wingate Institute's Sports Hotel, offers 44 comfortable rooms with different sport faci...
The Zippori Center,which is located in the heart of Jerusalem Forest,(close to Yad Vash...
The Arbel Hotel Apartments is located in a residential area in the heart of Tel-A...
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