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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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Yehudiya Forest Nature Reserve
The Yehudiya Forest Nature Reserve As you hike among the oaks, terebinth and Christ-th...
Museum of the Underground Prisoners
A national site located in the Acre fortress that was built during the Ottoman period a...
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces around 10,000 bottles annually. The ...
St. Mark’s Syriac Orthodox Church
St. Mark’s belongs to one of the most ancient Christian denominations in the Holy Land:...
The Bahai Garden
The holiest site to members of the Bahai faith, which is based on equality and toleranc...
The Hospitaller Fortress
A complex of Hospitaler crusader buildings comprising four sections built around an ope...
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The HI-Tel-Aviv Hostel is situated in northern Tel Aviv next to the Yarkon River and Te...
The HI-Eilat Hostel is located right on the beachfront, close to the center of town and...
The hotel faces the marina and offers a variety of rooms of various standards, some wit...
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