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Starting at St. Stephen's (Lions') Gate in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, this is the route Jesus is said to have followed as he carried the Cross to his crucifixion.
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The Via Dolorosa (and Stations of the Cross) is fascinating - for Christians, in particular, and anyone interested in history. The walk can get busy, so best to go early before the crowds arrive. The stations are marked and some have written commentary explaining what...More
The tragic road of Jesus, not the road that Jesus once carried on a cross from the place where he was tried to the Golgotha Hill. Today it is the path from the Church of All Nations to the Churches of Christ's Tombs. There are...More
It's not about what I say but really it is for you to see for yourself, to feel the journey of the cross as you physically stand and touch the places Jesus has touched. It's a very personal journey and at the end of the...More
I loved having been able to do the Way of the Cross, but the stores where there and they were open. A lot of people were doing business as usual. I know they are not Christians, but it just didn't feel right to me.
if you are considering going to Israel, this is a part of the trip that my evoke some strong emotions. Lots of people walking the path of sorrows. I don't think I would do it carrying a pretend cross because that seems disrespectful but there...More
I'm not religious but as much as know, that Jesus sent away the merchants from the church. It seems to me with very little result, the whole Via DOlorosa is fullwith shops. Howeer it is an interesting walk to have different architectural points.
I believe I may have shared my thoughts on this journey experience. It was a tough one becasue of the vendors along the way, I can imagine our Lord Jesus must have felt similarly to what I was experiencing as he journeyed to his crucifixion...More
Response from GrainneNiMhaille | Reviewed this property |
hello. It is a definately must do and see and feel whilst in Jerusalem. can be achieved on you or get a guide. just be careful as a lot of guides will try and get a lot of euro dollars or sterling outta you and tend to... More
hello. It is a definately must do and see and feel whilst in Jerusalem. can be achieved on you or get a guide. just be careful as a lot of guides will try and get a lot of euro dollars or sterling outta you and tend to take little breaks in their family shops where they sell souvenirs etc..... but enjoy the experience