Church of the Holy Sepulcher Tours – Jerusalem, Israel
Church of the Holy Sepulcher
About this place
Known for one and a half Millennia as the place of the Crucifixion and burial of Jesus.
This place was identified in the fourth century as the place of the crucifixion by Empress Helena, the Mother of Constantine the Great. Built in 326 as two buildings; a rotunda containing the sepulcher and Basilica which became combined later on by the Crusaders.
It contains shrines commemorating the place of the burial - the Sepulcher
the place of the crucifixion - Golgotha
the chapel of Adam
the Center of the world - Omphalos (according to the Greek Orthodox Church)
This Church is holy to all Catholics both of the Eastern Orthodox Churches and Western Church, it is holy for Armenians, Copts, and Ethiopians and many (though not all) Protestants, some of whom claim a different location for the events described in the New Testament.
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