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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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The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth (417 meters below sea level) and the saltiest...
The Temple Mount is sacred as Mount Moriah, where Abraham offered Isaac. Jewish traditi...
City of David
The City of David Archaeological Park encompasses Jerusalem’s earliest remains – from t...
Bethphage, on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, is where Jesus began his triump...
Caesarea National Park
Caesarea National Park, harbor and beach offer a wealth of attractions, including antiq...
Bethsaida, just north of the Sea of Galilee, was home to Peter, Andrew and Philip and, ...
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The Arbel Hotel Apartments is located in a residential area in the heart of Tel-A...
Armon Yam Hotel
The 66 roomed hotel is opposite the Golden beaches of Bat Yam- overlooking the Mediter...
The Zippori Center,which is located in the heart of Jerusalem Forest,(close to Yad Vash...
The hotel is located in the town of Ashkelon, 28 Arakefet Street is a 10 minute walk fr...
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