Jerusalem Holy Sites Overview
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
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