Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre also called the Church of the Resurrection by Orthodox Christians is a church within the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. According to Christian beliefs this is the place where Isa As (Jesus) was crucified and also contains the place where Jesus is said to have been buried and resurrected.

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Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 335 CE The Church of the Holy Sepulchre courtyard as seen after entering from Souq al-Dabbagh, the stairs to the left lead to the Saint Helena road. To the right is the Chapel of the Franks (10th station of Via Dolorosa). Wikipedia
c. 30 CE The Stone of Anointing at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, according to tradition, the body of Jesus was laid on this stone after it was removed from the cross and prepared for burial in accordance with Jewish customs. Holy Sepulchre Custodia
c. Chapel of the Franks is where according to Christian tradition the clothes of Jesus were stripped by Roman soldiers. It is regarded as the tenth station of Via Dolorosa and there is no station marker at this location.
c. 100 CE Entrance of the Greek Orthodox Chapel. According to tradition, this is one of the purported locations where Jesus was imprisoned after being arrested from the Garden of Gethsemane.
c. The keys to the main entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre are entrusted to two of the Muslim families since Saladin era. N/A
Latest Update: July 31, 2016


Points of InterestPart of
ChapelsChapel of the Franks · Greek Orthodoc Chapel · Coptic Chapel · Chapel of the Apparition · Chapel of Saint Longinus · Chapel of the Division of the Raiment · Chapel of Saint Helena · Chapel of the Finding of the Cross · Chapel of the Derision · Chapel of Adam · Chapel of Saint Mary of Egypt · Chapel of the AngelChapels in Jerusalem
TombsTomb of Jesus · Jewish TombTomb in Jerusalem
Other(s) Keys · Prison of Jesus · Stone of Anointing · Greek Treasury · Greek Mosaic · Station of the Holy Women · Rotunda · Katholicon · Iconostasis · Altar of Saint Mary Magdalene · Arches of the Virgin · Immovable Ladder
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