A holy land travel trip to Israel is not complete unless you visit Jerusalem, known as the city chosen by God, and by the Israeli’s as the Golden City. Enjoy an incredible panoramic view of the city from the Mount of Olives, where the Lord ascended into heaven. Walk the stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, Visit the Holy Sepulchre, learn about the Israeli government in the Knesset, and experience the Memorial to the Holocaust.
Jerusalem is alive with numerous famous landmarks within its ancient walls of Jerusalem. The stunning Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount dominates the view of Jerusalem, it is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. It is believed by all three of the world's main religions that the Rock is where Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son to God in the founding act of Monotheism. Experience the Western Wall the remains of the temple of Solomon that was destroyed by the Babylonians in 587 BC, and the most important place of worship for the Jews, making it a very important location during the time of Jesus.
One of the most important Christian sites you will visit during your holy land tour in Jerusalem is Church of the Holy Sepulcher, built where traditionally it’s believed to be where Jesus is said to have been executed on the cross and buried, a reminder of faith for all Christians whom visit this holy site. Here you will find over thirty chapels built in the general area of The Holy Sepulchre, including an Armenian, Catholic, Coptic, Ethopian, Greek, and Russian priest walking in and around the Church.
Just about every step you take around Jerusalem will remind you of the enormous effect it has in Christianity and in the history of the world, and as the Bible predicts will have a crucial role in the future as well. Here in the streets of the Old City in Jerusalem experience holy spiritual places including the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Via Dolorosa, Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, St. Anne Church, and the Pool of Bethesda, Mt. Zion, King David Tomb and the Garden Tomb among many.