Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

Currently Closed
  • Address: Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +972-6273314
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre contains the 2 holy sites of Christianity - the ‘Calvary’ where Jesus was crucified and the empty tomb where he was buried and believed to have resurrected.

The entrance of the church is where you will find the Anointing Stone where Jesus was laid down to be prepared for his burial. Visitors rub oil on the stone and kiss it as a mark of respect.

Mythology and history really do breathe life into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and missing a visit here is simply missing out on a huge part of Jerusalem. 

  • Visitors of any religion can enter inside, but they are advised to be dressed modestly.

  • Admission is Free.

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  • Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Address: Christian Quarter, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Contact Number: +972-6273314
  • Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Timing: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Church Of The Holy Sepulchre Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Church Of The Holy Sepulchre(preferred time): 05:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Church Of The Holy Sepulchre: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 73.03% of people who visit Jerusalem include Church Of The Holy Sepulchre in their plan

  • 34.48% of people start their Church Of The Holy Sepulchre visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

67.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

People normally club together Jewish Quarter and Via Dolorosa while planning their visit to Church Of The Holy Sepulchre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Amazing place. Better then we expected. You should have this as number one on your bucket list. A must see. People are changed after their visit here. Be sure to visit the chapel to the right as you come in up the stairs. Under the beautifully decorated alter is the rock the crucifixion took place on. You can touch it thru the hole under the alter. Do your research before visiting so you see it all. If you are Orthodox Christian inquire about the services. We were invited to divine liturgy. A truly unique experience. We can't recommend it enough.

  • Religion is not my cup of tea... I can't understand how people can fight of a peace of rock. There are far more important things humanity focus on instead, like world peace, global warming, hunger etc.

  • Interesting place to experience whether you are religious or not. The architecture is absolutely gorgeous. Marble columns and floors. Various priestly orders doing their rounds. It was a delight for the senses. The photos don't do it justice. If your in the Old City this is a must see!

  • Ongoing construction is distracting. I would have liked to see more signage since I did not have a tour guide. It would have been interesting to note which branches of the church are responsible for which part, for example.

  • How do you review one of the most holy sites in the world? If you leave a complaint, do you expect a response? Would you want one? Simply one of the most inspirational places of faith on the planet.

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