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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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Ben Tzvi Shack
Yitzhak Ben-Zvi's Shack – Israel's second president, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, lived in a shack ...
Baths with five thermo-mineral hot springs, a heated pool, an amusement park for childr...
Hebrew University Botanical garden on Mount scopus
The Mount Scopus Botanical Garden is an important ecological center housing plants that...
Eilat Art Gallery
Eilat Art Gallery displays a veriety of arts and crafts, produced by artists from Eilat...
The Palmah Museum
A center for teaching the heritage of the Palmah - pre-state fighting units. The perman...
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Nof Ginosar is located at the foot of the Sea of Galilee and in front of the Goland hei...
Carlton Hotel Nahariya
Renovated in early 2006, the hotel is on the main street of Nahariya, a few minutes' wa...
Rooms of varying standards, in pavilions surrounded by manicured lawns. Guests enjoy fr...
Abratel Suites Hotel
Intimate hotel with suites offering Mediterranean view. Rich breakfast served, lobby of...
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