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Built in the fourth century over the site of a Roman Pagan temple, this is considered one of the world’s holiest shrines to Christians, preserving the most important moments of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Jerusalem
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Suq Khan e-Zeit and Christian Quarter Road. | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-627-3314
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My family and I went on a tour that included the oly sepulchre and it was a very emotional time for us to view this and be there so close to Jesus. We are catholic and felt really blessed to have visited thsi Holy Place.

Thank beatrizvs2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience can’t believe at Sunday school you hear this and now I’m here. You can just wonder around for a whole day. Follow the 12 stations.

Thank Di_roser
Reviewed 5 days ago

Despite the fact that is very crowded, there is an Unutterable atmosphere. It's a must to visit for everyone ! :) PS: If visit early in the mornings it will be possible to attend ceremonies. As well will be possible to pray in silence (groups...More

1  Thank Mihai G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Old City for three nights in order to visit some of the important places at night, when tourists are mostly gone. It was a completely different atmosphere to visit at night. There was no rush of people and at times we...More

Thank MAJ_Dave44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a nice experience to see the people in the church. Wanted to see the elements in the church. It was quite bussy but still ok.

Thank Roel v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher is a Christian temple located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem where, according to tradition (John 19: 41-42), Jesus would have been crucified, buried and would have resurrected on the third day. Administered and divided...More

1  Thank Ilzo A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church was one of the important place for those who believe in Jesus. We can felt it when you stepped into this church. I really like the atmosphere inside this church was so peaceful and calm.

1  Thank Noellane E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An inspiring and life changing experience. Kneeling and praying at Christ's tomb was very moving. Seeing the Crucifixion site at Golgatha and praying there was a true blessing. Following the footsteps of Christ's final hours meant so much.

1  Thank 76karl66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must on a visit to Israel is to see Jerusalem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is like going back to old times, it is very touchy.

Thank SoniaNechifor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of my visit to Jerusalem. Indeed you can see the bedrock into which the crosses were inserted. Clearly at the time the Church was outside the walls of Jerusalem even though they are not now. A very moving visit. A very busy place...More

Thank Nigel G
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Christine O
21 March 2018|
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Response from sheths2017 | Reviewed this property |
I’m really unsure about it. U may find some info on website or on google.
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strawberies
26 October 2017|
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Response from Sam R | Reviewed this property |
Maybe ask your hotel? I went with a tour group that already arranged all of that for me x
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hildakok8
9 February 2017|
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Response from TravelStarBecky |
I have seen on some blogs that you can do it in person with the Franciscan/Roman Catholic monks- doors close at 7pm and reopen at 4am. I'm trying to find an online way of doing it. Hope this helps, it looks like a quieter... More
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