The following “sites” are related to the Last Week of Jesus’ earthly ministry and his crucifixion and resurrection.
Don’t miss what WAS the best-preserved “Rolling Stone Tomb” in Israel — until it was destroyed.
Gordon’s Calvary and Garden Tomb — alternative (Protestant) site of crucifixion and burial/resurrection of Jesus.
Church of the Holy Sepulcher — probable site of crucifixion and burial/resurrection of Jesus.
Gethsemane/Church of All Nations — site of Jesus praying and his arrest. There is a lesser-known alternative site of Gethsemane located on the grounds of Mary Magdalene Church.
Mount of Olives — site of Palm Sunday entrance into Jerusalem and Jesus’ “Olivet Discourse.”
Via Dolorosa — sacred pilgrim route in Jerusalem.
Saint Peter in Gallicantu — a traditional site for the House of Caiaphas (9x in NT). Ossuary (bone box) of Joseph son of Caiaphas.
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On 8 May 2007 the Hebrew University announced that Ehud Netzer had discovered the long sought tomb of Herod the Great at the Herodium that is located 7.5 mi. [12 km.] south of Jerusalem.
According to the Jewish historian Josephus, Herod the Great was buried here: Wars. 1.33.9 [670-673], Ant. 17.8.3 [196-199].