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Good Friday


April 22

On this day Jesus was crucified and buried.

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The Garden Tomb

On this day Jesus was crucified and buried.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, the Old City -
Early morning hours onwards, cross-bearing processions led by the Patriarchs (O,C), the Custos and other independent groups take place along the Via Dolorosa.
In the evening, Burial processions are held in the courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and inside (O,C).

Garden Tomb, Good Friday services in English (P). Additional services are held in other languages in various Protestant churches.


 Sites & Attractions

An academic branch of Brigham Young University for Middle Eastern Studies, built at the...
. Mount Herzl. The State of Israel’s national cemetery was named after the state visio...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...


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