Jerusalem Holy Sites Overview

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Places of Interest

See number references below

See number references below

Jerusalem Sites Overview

 

Summary of all the Biblical Sites and Their Locations

 

1. Mount of Olives

 

2. Bethphage 

  • Beginning of the Triumphal Entry.

 

3. Chapel of Ascension

  • Place from which Christ ascended to heaven and will return to in power and great glory at the end of the Great Tribulation.

 

4. Pater Noster Church

  • Place Christ taught the Lord’s Prayer.

 

5. Tombs of the Prophets

  • Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

 

6. Triumphal Entry Pathway

  • The road Christ descended on Palm Sunday, the Sunday before His crucifixion on Friday.

 

7. Church of Dominus Flevit

  • Place Christ wept over Jerusalem on the Triumphal Entry and prophesied her future destruction.

 

8. Church of Mary Magdalene

  • Christ cast out seven demons from Mary, and she became a passionate follower of Christ.

 

9. Garden of Gethsemane – Church of All Nations

 

10. Tomb of Mary (mother of Jesus)

 

11. Kidron Valley (Valley of Jehoshaphat)

  • Place Christ will gather the nations in judgment at the end of the Tribulation Period, and their blood will flow to the depth of a horse’s bridle down toward the Dead Sea and beyond.

 

12. Temple Mount

  • It was enlarged by Herod the Great. It’s the size of 35 football fields (35 acres, 14 hectares).

  • Many believe the original temple was located north of the Dome of the Rock in the open plaza area.

  • Place the prophets ministered.

  • The glory of the Lord filled the temple here.

  • Place Christ ministered.

  • Place the apostles ministered.

  • Place the early church met.

  • The Antonia Fortress was located just north of the Temple Mount.

 

13. Dome of the Rock (not a mosque but a shrine)

 

14. Western Wall

  • It was part of the original wall of the Temple Mount Herod built.

  • It existed during the time of Christ.

  • It is the closest place (for a large gathering) to the original temple where the Jews pray.

 

15. Pool of Bethesda - St. Anne Church

  • A lame man was healed here after waiting 38 years.

 

16. Via Dolorosa (painful path)

  • It’s the believed path Christ took on the way to the Cross.

  • It has 14 stations.

 

17. Gordon’s Garden Tomb - Golgotha

 

18. Church of the Holy Sepulture

 

19. Absalom’s Tomb

 

20. Southern Stairs

  • Place Christ taught His disciples.

  • Likely location of Pentecost.

 

21. City of David

 

22. David’s Palace

 

23. Gihon Spring

 

24. Wall repaired by Nehemiah

 

25. Pool of Siloam

 

26. Hinnom Valley

  • Gehenna – Idea of hell and eternal burning.

 

27. House of Caiaphas

  • Place Peter denied Christ.

  • Place Christ was condemned before Ananias and Caiaphas the high priest.

 

28. Tomb of David

 

29. The Upper Room

 

30. Herod’s Palace

 

31. Citadel of David

 

Gates of Jerusalem

 

1. Eastern Gate (Golden Gate, Beautiful Gate)

  • Gate Christ regularly entered on His way to the temple from the Mount of Olives.

  • Peter and James healed a lame man after entering this gate.

  • Closed by Ottoman Turkish Muslims in the 1541 AD.

 

2. Lions Gate (Stephen’s Gate)

 

3. Herod’s Gate

 

4. Damascus Gate

 

5. New Gate

 

6. Jaffa Gate

 

7. Zion Gate

 

8. Dung Gate
 

Biblical Sites of Israel

 

Jerusalem Area

 

Jerusalem Overview

Jerusalem Holy Sites Overview

 

Antonia Fortress

Chapel of the Ascension: Ascension & Return of Christ

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

City of David Overview

 

Dominus Flevit Church: Triumphal Entry

Eastern Gate

 

Garden of Gethsemane

 

Garden Tomb: Resurrection of Christ

 

Gethsemane to Golgotha:

Christ's Path to the Cross

Hezekiah's Broad Wall

 

Hinnom Valley Overview

 

House of Caiaphas: Peter's Denial of Christ

 

Kidron Valley: Judgment of God

 

Mary's Tomb

 

Mount of Olives Overview

 

Pater Noster Church: Lord's Prayer

Pool of Bethesda & St. Anne 

Church

 

Pool of Siloam

Prophecy, Proof the Bible Is True: Mount of Olives

 

Solomon's Temple

Temple Mount Overview

 

Temple Southern Stairs

 

Temple Cleansing by Jesus

 

Temple & the Early Church

Tomb of the Prophets

 

The Upper Room

(David's Tomb)

 

Via Dolorosa

 

Walls of Jerusalem History

 

Western Wall & Tunnels Tour

 
Sea of Galilee

 

Sea of Galilee Overview

 

Bethsaida

 

Calling of the Disciples

 

Capernaum Overview

 

Chorazin

 

Feeding of the 5,000

 

Jesus Walks on Water, Calms the Sea

 

Kursi: Demonic Man Healed

 

Magdala: Mary Magdalene

 

Mount of Beatitudes

 

Mt. Arbel: Great Commission

 

Sower's Cove: Parables of the Kingdom

 

Tabgha: Restoration of Peter

Yardenit Baptismal Site

All Other Sites

 

Ai: Khirbet el-Maqatir 

Arad

Beer Sheba: The Patriarchs

 

Bethel

 

Bethlehem Overview

Bethlehem: Church of Nativity

 

Bethlehem: David & the Psalms

Bethlehem: Herodian Fortress

 

Bethlehem: Naomi, Ruth, Boaz

 

Bethlehem: Shepherds' Field

Beth Shean

 

Beth Shean Amphitheater

 

Beth-Shemesh

 

Caesarea Maritima Overview

 

Caesarea Philippi

 

Cana: First Miracle of Jesus

Dan (City of Dan)

 

Emmaus Road 

 

En-Gedi: Living Waters

 

Exodus, Red Sea Crossing, Mt. Sinai

 

Gezer: On Crossroads of the World

Gibeon - Nabi Samwil

 

Gideon's Spring

 

Gilgal

 

Hazor

Hebron Overview

 

Inn of the Good Samaritan

 

Jericho Overview

 

Joppa (Jaffa, Yafo) Overview

Jordan River Overview

Jordan River: Crossing into the Promised Land

Jordan River Baptismal Site of Jesus (Qsar al-Yahud)

Judean Wilderness

Judean Wilderness: Testing of Jesus

 

Kadesh Barnea

Lachish

 

Masada

 

Megiddo: Armageddon

 

Mt. Carmel & Elijah

 

Mt. Tabor: Transfiguration of Christ

 

Nazareth Overview

 

Nazareth: Church of Annunciation

 

Nazareth: Mt. Precipice

Qumran: Dead Sea Scrolls

Samaria (Sabastia)

 

Sepphoris (Tsipori, Zippori)

 

Shechem

 

Shiloh: Center of Worship

 

Sodom & Gomorrah

St. George's Monastery (Wadi Qelt)

 

Timnah: Life of Samson

Timna Park: Tabernacle Replica

 

Valley of Elah: David & Goliath

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