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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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Basilica of the Annunciation
The magnificent basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth is built over the traditional ...
At Capernaum “walking where Jesus walked” takes on thrilling new meaning. Its famed syn...
Cave of Machpelah Tomb of the Patriarchs
The Cave of Machpelah in Hebron marks the burial ground purchased by Abraham where all ...
Church of the Visitation
This church, on a hilltop in the village of Ein Karem near Jerusalem, honors the visit ...
The Bahai Garden
The holiest site to members of the Bahai faith, which is based on equality and toleranc...
Dome of the Rock
The Dome of the Rock, Islam’s third holiest site, crowns the Temple Mount and the Old C...
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Located in the heart of Jerusalem, overlooking the biblical landscape of Jerusalem. A ...
The HI-Shlomi Hostel is located right at the foot of the Khanitta mountain range, offer...
Isrotel Sport Club Hotel
A sports hotel that offers you a holiday in an "all-inclusive" style. Enjoy ...
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