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Emmaus Nicopolis

Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Road, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 8-925-6940
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Another interesting historicallocation

Visited as part of a pilgrimage and it was opened especially for us by a priest who let us quickly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WidleyTraveller
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Nice, peaceful visit with easy access from Hwy 1

One of the possible sites of Emmaus. Small archeological ruins from different time periods as well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SuperPaigey
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Emmaus Nicopolis, the Christian Holy place, where Jesus broke the bread after his Resurrection (Gospel of Luke, chapter 24, 13-35).The ruins of two Byzantine Basilicas and of a Crusader Church can be seen here, as well as the ancient Jewish tombs from the time of Jesus.
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Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Road, Jerusalem, Israel
Givat Ram
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as part of a pilgrimage and it was opened especially for us by a priest who let us quickly tour the location and view the tombs.

Thank WidleyTraveller
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the possible sites of Emmaus. Small archeological ruins from different time periods as well as 1st century Jewish tombs. Up the hill you’ll find the chapel of adoration. Nothing spectacular or ornate, but a beautiful and peaceful setting. My 2 year old had...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Pros 👍 Friendly Catholic community 👍 Crusader Church where you can still meet. It includes plastic chairs and an altar/pulpit 👍 Two chapels for mass and personal worship Cons 👎 Small bathroom stalls, your knees got the door when sitting 👎 No paper towels to...More

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Small archaeological spot includes Romans ruins. Most Christian confessions relates this site to Emmaus, but there are no any archaeological or written confirmations. There are almost anything to look at Nicopolis ruins, more interesting to visit nearby large Canada park in former Spring valley. Romans...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Emmaus is know to be the place where Jesus broke bread after his resurrection. Just like numerous sites in Jerusalem there are more than one location where it is hypothesized Emmaus was. 5NIS/$1.30USD to enter. A handy information brochure/map is given at the entrance. There...More

1  Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

On your way to Jerusalem on Road #1 near Latrun,here Yehuda Hamacabi defeated the armies of Nikanor and Gorgias, army leaders of Antiochus 4th,165 B.C. Site of the 5th Roman Macedonian Legion built by Titus renamed EMMAUS NICOPOLIS,,In 1967 the village was destroyed and is...More

1  Thank airport2015
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Pretty site. Gives you the story about on the road to Emmaus...wouldn't go out of your way to see it...but nice enough

1  Thank 5StarDivaFamily
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

The site is located at ancient Emmaus which includes a Byzantine and Crusader church, burial caves and a Bathhouse (located in the nearby park). Of great Christian religious importance and worth a visit. Since it's just off the main Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway it is...More

2  Thank VisitIsrael
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Emmaus Nicopolis is one of four purported sites of the famous story at the end of Luke's Gospel. The Crusader Church ruins are beautiful, as are the other archaeological views on the site. The Community that hosts the site are welcoming and kind. Can easily...More

1  Thank Sallie L
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

From Joshua's victory in Ayalon valley (10,12), the Maccabees (1M 3,38), Jesus (Luke 24,13), Flavius Josephus, the emperor Heliogabalus (year 222), the Fathers of the Church (Origenes, Eusebeus, Jerome, John Moschos), the Talmud (Sheviit 9), the Crusaders, the stigmatic Blessed Maryam of Bethlehem (1878). Surrounded...More

5  Thank Etienne M
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