The Holy City of Jerusalem, where the Temple once stood is home to hundreds of Christian holy sites associated with the Christian world. After all, it is Jerusalem where Jesus brings his disciples to challenge the Judean status quo, where the Last Supper takes place, and it is here where Jesus is arrested, crucified and resurrected. With countless sites to consider visiting during a Christian Holy Land tour, read our guide for our top ten Holy Land sites in Jerusalem.
The Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu is located in Jerusalem on a hillside on a slope of Mount Zion. This stunning Roman Catholic church commemorates the triple denial of Jesus by His apostle Peter, his repentance, and reconciliation with Jesus after the Resurrection.
There is nothing like experiencing Holy Week and Easter Sunday in Jerusalem. This is the time when Christians celebrate the most important event of salvation history and Jesus’ life at the same place where everything in the Scriptures occurred.
For then 3000 years since the time of King David, Jerusalem has been set above from other cities. No other place on earth has been so central to man's dreams and aspirations. No other city is described with so much love and devotion, and no other city has been subject to so much killing and bloodshed.
The Christian Quarters occupying the northwest quadrant of the four quarter’s inside the walled Old City of Jerusalem, is the epicenter of Christianity worldwide. It’s the first part of Old Jerusalem most pilgrims visit, as it lies beyond the Jaffa Gate, an entrance which traditionally has welcomed Christian pilgrims for centuries.