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Good Friday

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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

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...
Monastery of the Order of the Sisters of Zion on Via Dolorosa in the Old City. Part of ...
System of underground tunnels constituting a continuous chain of history from the times...
Spring in Nakhal Refa'im, with adjoining Ein Yael Museum, an active museum that holds i...
Interactive museum designed to bring the world of science and technology closer to chil...

Accommodations

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...
250 rooms suitable for couples and families, including standard rooms, deluxe rooms, g...
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