You can always find Christian tours to the Holy Land Israel
Especially pilgrimages Christian tours Jerusalem since Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem are probably the holiest places in Christianity (other than Vatican City where the Pope resides). Get information on pilgrimages to holy land.
Therefore, if you are looking to go to the most popular tourist attractions in Israel, the most Christian sacred places, then be sure that the Christian tours of the Holy Land pilgrimages for 2011 go to these places:
The Garden Tomb
This is a place that most tours of Israel Christian Holy Land packages will go to. The Garden Tomb, which also goes by the names Gorden’s Calvary, is located outside the walls of the Old City in Jerusalem (near Damascus Gate), and is thought to be the place where Jesus was buried and resurrected. Christian tours to the Holy Land explain how this garden was actually the prepared tomb of Joseph of Arimathea, who bestowed it to Jesus after Jesus was crucified. Joseph of Arimathea was made a saint for this donation, and is talked about in all four Gospals. It is adjacent to the Golgotha in the Church of the Holy Sepulture.
Nearly all Christianity Pilgrimages in Jerusalem walk the Via Dolorosa, which is the path that Jesus walked while holding the Cross. Christian tours Jerusalem Israel all walk the Stations of the Cross. Via Dolorosa means Way of Sorrows, or The Way, in Latin. The first nine of the fourteen Stations take place on this street, where Jesus walked. Christian tours to the Holy Land go to each Station, which is marked by a Cross: 1- Jesus is condemned to die, 2- Jesus is given the cross to walk with, 3- Jesus falls (first time), 4- Jesus sees Mary, 5- Jesus is helped by Simon of Cyrene who carries his cross, 6- Veronica (who later becomes St. Veronica) wipes Jesus’s face and the cloth miraculously has a copy of Jesus’s face on it, 7- Jesus falls (second time), 8-the Daughter of Jerusalem meet Jesus, 9- Jesus falls (last time).
The Church of the Holy Sepulture
Christian tours of the Holy Land for 2012 finish the last five Stati
ons of the Cross at the Church of the Holy Sepulture: 10- Jesus’s clothing is stripped off of him, 11- Jesus is crucified (nailed to the cross he dragged on the Via Dolorosa), 12- Jesus dies, 13- Jesus’s body is removed from the cross, 14- Jesus is buried in a tomb
. Even though the Church of the Holy Sepulture is the Calvary (Golgotha), considered where Jesus was buried and resurrected, Christian
tours to the Holy Land christian tours 2011 will explain that the Garden Tomb (written above) is probably where Jesus was truly buried.
Mount of Olives
No tour would be complete visiting Christian sacred places in Jerusalem Israel without going to the Mount of Olives.
If you rent car Jerusalem, you can easily travel to all of these places with your Christian tours of the Holy Land christian tours for 2011. Mount of Olives is where Jesus prayed with his twelve apostles hours before his crucifixion (Jesus at the Garden of Gethsemane) and also where Jesus cried for Jerusalem, after having a prophecy of the destruction of the city.
Christian tours to the Holy Land will also take you to Mount Zion, another one of the Christian sacred places to definitely see. On the second floor of the Cenacle is where the Last Supper apparently took place. The first floor of this building also holds David’s Tomb, which is another place Christian tours to the Holy Land will visit, since it is the same building. Since Jesus is also supposed to be a descendant of King David, the second king of Israel (through his father Joseph), this is important to Christianity and therefore
another one of the Christian sacred places to see.
Christian tours to the Holy Land christian tours 2011 are great, not only because they often get discount Israel flights. Christian tours Jerusalem Israel will show you everything related to Christianity, and also holy places to the Jews and Muslims. Going to the Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall is relevant to Christian tours of the Holy Land 2011 since Jesus went to the Temple on the High Holy Days and preached and healed people there, too. Christian tours Jerusalem see it all!
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