Introducing Israel –
Israel is a magnificent country full of immense natural beauty, unmatched history, world-class culture and friendly inhabitants. The Holy Land is full of places of significant importance to Christianity.
Must see Christian sites in Israel:
Church of the Holy Sepulcher: Located close to the Jaffa Gate, it is believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified and buried. The church contains the last 5 stations of the Via Dolorosa (Way of Agony). It is an amassing compound of chapels with a central breathtaking Rotunda.
Mount of Olives: Once covered in Olive groves, it is the best observation point to Jerusalem. This Mount is extremely important for any Christian denomination, since Jesus spend about 10 days before he was crucified. Taught, and preached, performed his most difficult miracle, and repented the Jewish people in this village. From there he walked on Palm Sunday through the Mercy Gate to the Temple. This is also the place where Jesus ascended to heaven, while the people were looking up to him.
Garden of Gethsemane: Located at the foot of the Mount of Olives, it is perhaps best known because of the agony night. This place still vibrates with the feeling of the terrible night when Jesus was arrested.
The Church of Gethsemane / Agony / All Nations, demonstrate amazingly the events that happened to Jesus around this spot.
Sea of Galilee: Tow third of the event happened to Jesus, took place there .
- Mount of Beatitudes, Believed to be the spot where the Sermon of the Mount took place .
This hill has a lot of beauty, and a calm, peaceful atmosphere to offer for any Christian denomination.
- Capernaum: Jesus lived in this town for 3 years.
Most of Jesus’ ministry, joining his disciples, and attracting his followers, happened in this area.
A village of comfort, used as the base of Jesus activity. Even today, you may still see his room in Peter’s house.
Church of the Annunciation: Located in Nazareth, this is the place where Mary was announced about the birth of Jesus. The church is located on top of the central ancient village from the times of Jesus and his mother.
The central Grotto inside the church is believed to have been Mary’s room, where Gabriel came to give her the annunciation.
Additional must visit sites for Christians, maintained by the Protestant denomination:
Garden Tomb: An authentic peaceful garden, located in Jerusalem, close to the Nablus Gate.
It suggest another possibility for the spot where Jesus was crucified, and buried.
Village of Nazareth: A village in Nazareth, including the structures, accusations, and way of living in the time of Jesus.
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