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  1. The fifth Station of the Cross. One of the highlights of a visit to Jerusalem is to walk and pray along the Via Dolorosa, commemorating Jesus’ final steps before his crucifixion.

    The fifth Station of the Cross. One of the highlights of a visit to Jerusalem is to walk and pray along the Via Dolorosa…

  2. The exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The church is the holiest site of all Christianity and the spot where pilgrims complete the Stations of the Cross. Here, we have very good reason to believe, Jesus died, was buried, and rose again.

    The exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The church is the holiest site of all Christianity and the spot where …

  3. Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, pilgrims line up to enter the monument containing what is believed to be the tomb of Jesus.

    Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, pilgrims line up to enter the monument containing what is believed to be the to…

  4. Entering one of the medieval gates of Jerusalem (here, the Damascus Gate) gives visitors a sense of the majesty and history of the city.

    Entering one of the medieval gates of Jerusalem (here, the Damascus Gate) gives visitors a sense of the majesty and hist…

  5. One of the beautiful mosaics adorning the interior of the Hagia Sofia Sion Abbey in Jerusalem, one of the sites claiming to be where Mary “fell asleep” and was taken up to heaven

    One of the beautiful mosaics adorning the interior of the Hagia Sofia Sion Abbey in Jerusalem, one of the sites claiming…

  6. Pilgrims crawl into the reputed tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    Pilgrims crawl into the reputed tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre…

  7. The Western Wall of Jerusalem

    The Western Wall of Jerusalem…

  8. Jewish men pray and dance at the Western Wall

    Jewish men pray and dance at the Western Wall …

  9. The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, where, according to Muslim tradition, the prophet Muhammad made his journey to heaven

    The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, where, according to Muslim tradition, the prophet Muhammad made his journey to heaven…

  10. The city of Jerusalem, viewed from the Mount of Olives

    The city of Jerusalem, viewed from the Mount of Olives…

  11. The moon rises over the ancient city of Jericho, from which Jesus journeyed to Jerusalem for the final week of his earthly life.

    The moon rises over the ancient city of Jericho, from which Jesus journeyed to Jerusalem for the final week of his earth…

  12. Mount Temptation, where Jesus was tempted in the wilderness, and the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Temptation

    Mount Temptation, where Jesus was tempted in the wilderness, and the Greek Orthodox Monastery of Temptation…