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Pilgrim Purification Building
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View a large structure located along the Pilgrims' Path that leads up to the Martyrium.

Originally the excavators thought that this was a bathhouse, but because it lacked a palestra (exercise area) and because they found a number of religious objects in it, they decided that here pilgrims could purify themselves before ascending to the Martyrium.

For a brief description of the Martyrium of Philip click here.