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My family and I visited Virgen Mary's Tomb in Jerusalema and it was a moment that we will never forget. The whole tour group was emotional and praying. The tomb is very impressive and has a marble statue of Mary on top where everyone takes...More
While this site will be of most interest to Roman Catholics and others who venerate Mary, the mother of Jesus, it was worth a stop for me. It is indeed an old site and we happened to have an apparent choir kneeling and singing which...More
Interesting place, not sure how accurate it is but I must say it's a bit gloomy in there. Glad I saw it. Hard to find unless you have a guide but it's on the right after the garden of Gethsemane down the road a bit.
I viewed the tomb in a rush as the church was about to close. I wasn't able to fully take in everything. However, at this location, there is much to take in here. I recommend taking more than a few minutes there.
Few meters from the olive garden of mount of olives
This crusaders church is built on the top of 4 graves
1) the empty tomb of our Lord mother
2) Saint joseph tomb on the left side of the entrance
3&4) the graves of Joacim...More
I don’t know if this is really the Tomb of Mary, but it was an interesting place to visit. Be sure that you are well covered if you are a lady.
As you start to walk down into the grotto area, you immediately begin to...More
The large crypt containing the empty tomb in the Church of the Assumption is all that remains of an early 5th-century church, making it possibly the oldest near-complete religious building in Jerusalem.
Churches are built by either the Catholics, or Orthodox to claim the supposedly place of people in the Bible. However, we have to take it with a grain of salt. This one is one of them. Though they have a tomb inside here, never know...More