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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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Russian Orthodox Church – Ein Karem
Along the charming hillside paths through the gardens of the Russian Orthodox Gorney Co...
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces about 5,000 bottles annually. The v...
Yehiam Fortress National Park
The Yehi'am Fortress probably began as a Crusader estate, and was destroyed by the Maml...
Situated on the banks of the biblical Be’er-Sheva River, at the gates of the Old City, ...
Castel National Park
Castel National Park You can hear this site’s ancient history in its name – 1,000 year...
Caesarea Harbor Located in the Caesarea National Park, the port offers a wide range ...
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mi ami hotel
Mey Ami Hotel is located by the beach of the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel offers rooms,...
Crown Plaza ,Tel Aviv
Rooms in the 18-storey Holiday Inn Crown Plaza face the sea, and there is direct access...
Karaso bb country lodging
Karaso b&b country lodging in the Galilee is a perfect place for vacation in a reasonab...
Hotel with accessorized rooms and suites with Internet access, among other features. Th...
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