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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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The Bahai Garden
The holiest site to members of the Bahai faith, which is based on equality and toleranc...
The Jerusalem Bird Observatory
A site which comprises a range of natural habitats which attract thousands of birds and...
Mo'a, or by its Arab name, "Moyat Awad", served as a station for merchants to...
Ha-Hagana Museum in Juw'ara
Museum depicting how Hagana members were trained for positions of command, and illustra...
Light and Sound Show at Massada (Metsada)
Light and Sound Show at the foot of Massada (Metsada) National Park, presenting the way...
Emmaus Nicopolis Monastery
Monks and nuns live in the monastery, offering prayers for understanding between Jews a...
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Overlooking the desert slopes of the Edom Mountains exactly where the mountains meet th...
Herods Palace Eilat
A luxury hotel with 300 rooms and suites overlooking the Red Sea and a swimming pool.
The first hotel in Tiberias. A good starting point for tours of the city. The hotel has...
Le Meridian Eilat
Le Meridien Eilat is an all suites hotel, located on the shore of the Red Sea. You have...
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