The Church of the Annunciation in the city of Nazareth, Israel, is one of the main destinations for pilgrims visiting the Holy Land.
Beneath the Church of the Annunciation at Nazareth, is a Shrine, lighted by silver lamps, which are kept continually burning.
The Franciscan Convent of the Terra Santa had been originally built in 1620, on the site of a Church of remote antiquity.
Tabor is a beautiful mountain, wholly of limestone, and rising about a thousand feet above the great Plain of Esdraelon.
A view of the Calvary Altar in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, within the Christian Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.
The Stone of Unction, also known as the Stone of Anointing in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem 1839
The Church of the Purification is, in fact, not represented in this westward view of the Jerusalem landscape.
The view is extensive beyond the city, commanding the plain of Jericho, and, on the east, the valley of the Jordan, and a portion of the Dead Sea.
No other city on earth has ever experienced such a constant and terrible succession of sufferings as Jerusalem with its numerous conquests.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem stands on the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial. The church is one of the largest shrines of Christianity and is today a simultaneous church of different denominations.