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.
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The pool of Bethesda, located in Jerusalem, is the name of a cistern that was also said to have healing powers.
A view of the Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem. A group of worshippers at the site of a temple, with Mosque of Omar in the distance.
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Ancient citadel of the Jebusites, afterwards that of David, then that of the Pisans. The Jaffa Gate.
Mount Moriah is the third of the four hills on which Jerusalem stood in the time of Jesus Christ, according to the description of Josephus.
Jerusalem Explored. Being a description of the ancient and modern city, by Ermete Pierotti, transferred to stone by Thomas Pitken. London 1864
The importance of Jerusalem to Israel and the world is due the fact that it became the seat of the chosen Temple of God.
The Damascus Gate or Bab al-Amud, is one of the main gates and the largest city gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
View of Jerusalem from a distance. The city is called by the Arabs, El-Kuds (the Holy); and also by Arabian writers, Bek El-Mukaddas (the Sanctuary).
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The Armenian bishop has taken his place in front of the altar.