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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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Church of the Redeemer
Church of the Redeemer This church has been a Protestant landmark in Jerusalem since i...
The Walls Promenade
Promenade along the walls of the Old City, from which there is a view of large portions...
Biet Hashomer Musium
Hashomer Museum Kfar Giladi Here you’ll discover how the defense organization Hashomer...
A public building which is the center of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) i...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces around 10,000 bottles annually. The ...
Museum of Regional and Mediterranean Archaeology G
Museum of Regional and Mediterranean Archaeology Gan Hashlosha National Park This muse...
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Three Arches Hotel
Kfar Giladi Hotel
Kfar Giladi offers a homely environment and invites you to take a magical vacation in ...
Nahsholim is situated just off the beach of historical "Dor Bay", "Tant...
Small hotel with small, renovated rooms. Each room has broadband Internet connections. ...
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