acts as the Holy City for three monotheistic religions. It’s said to have two natures: the heavenly, and the earthly. Sometimes, the earthly elements seem just the same as any regular city. Even navigating the streets of the city, checking out the holy sites and seeking out spiritual moments, you may be slightly jostled by […]
About 9 km south of Jerusalem lies the city where Christian history says Jesus Christ was born: Bethlehem.
It was here on Christmas Day where Mary gave birth inside a cave that was typically used for animals. Shepherds came from all around in order to worship the baby, and Three Wise Men came from the east […]
The Garden of Gethsemane
During Jesus’ time, the Garden of Gethsemane would have been an olive grove with an olive oil press.
Visitors today who see the gnarled old olive trees at the Garden of Gethsemane are amazed that those trees could have been just saplings when Jesus arrived with the disciples after the Last Supper. Today.
Temple Mount is one of the most important sites listed in monotheistic faiths. It houses the Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall.
When King Solomon first built his Temple in Jerusalem, the hillside became an important religious symbol and is still reverenced by Muslims and Jews today. Solomon built the Temple, which David was […]
The Western Wall is the last remaining piece of the Jerusalem Temple.
The temple was destroyed more than 2,000 years ago by the romans. The Western Wall consists of 1,455 feet of wall, which you can find near the Western Wall Tunnel.
Many visitors claim to feel awestruck when seeing the Western Wall. Crowds pray here, which […]
East of Jerusalem’s Old City, separating it from the Judean Desert, sits the Mount of Olives.
The Mount of Olives is one of the most important sites in the space around Jerusalem that’s mentioned in the Scriptures.
Mount of Olives first appears when it is mentioned as the escape route King David took during his son Absalom’s […]
Via Dolorosa – Last Station
When Jesus walked to Golgotha from the place where Pontius Pilate sentenced him, he used the road Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Via Dolorosa means “way of sorrows.” Today, the street is filled with the noises of venders trying to get your attention and selling their products. On each […]
It is rumored that Jerusalem started about 3,000 years ago after David conquered a hill south of the Old City, making it the capital and spiritual center of Israel. The City of David, which acts as the birthplace of Jerusalem, is surrounded on all sides by valleys.
It is near the Gihon Spring. When you visit, […]
Garden Tomb sits among well maintained trees and gardens, providing a peaceful environment where visitors can pray and reflect. However, any claim that Christ was buried and rose from the dead here is not authentic.
The open tomb is carved into the face of the rock and features skull-like erosion in a limestone cliff nearby, which […]