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Jerusalem Holy Sites Overview

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Places of Interest

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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).

  • The original temple was located exactly where the Dome of the Rock is today.

  • 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 Sepulcher


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 ~ Later, it would become Pilate's Palace


31. Citadel of David


Gates of Jerusalem


1. Eastern Gate (Golden Gate, Shushan 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

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Antonia Fortress

Bethany: Tomb of Lazarus


Chapel of the Ascension: Ascension & Return of Christ

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Church of Mary Magdalene

City of David Overview

Death, Burial, Resurrection of Christ


Dominus Flevit Church

Eastern Gate


Garden of Gethsemane: Church of All Nations


Gordon's Garden Tomb


Gethsemane to Golgotha:

Christ's Path to the Cross

Hezekiah's Broad Wall

Hezekiah's Water Tunnel


Hinnom Valley Overview


House of Caiaphas: Peter's Denial of Christ


Kidron Valley: Judgment of God


Mary's Tomb & Gethsemane Cave


Mount of Olives Overview


Pater Noster Church: Lord's Prayer, Olivet Discourse

Pilate's Palace: Trial of Jesus

Pools of Bethesda & St. Anne 



Pool of Siloam

Prophecy, Proof the Bible Is True: Mount of Olives


Solomon's Temple

Southern Stairs/Davidson Archaeological Site

Temple Mount Overview

Temple Location

Temple Mount: Pentecost


Temple Cleansing by Jesus


Temple & the Early Church

Tomb of King David

Tombs of the Prophets

The Old Testament Feasts & Jesus


The Upper Room

Triumphal Entry

Via Dolorosa


History Of Jerusalem's Walls and Gates


Western Wall & Tunnels Tour

Other Sites In Jerusalem

Sea of Galilee Sites


Sea of Galilee Overview




Calling of the Disciples


Capernaum: Jesus' Ministry Base




Feeding the 5,000

Gennesaret, Ginosar: Jesus Boat


Jesus Walks on Water, Calms the Sea


Kursi: Demonic Man Healed


Magdala: Mary Magdalene


Mount Arbel: The Great Commission

Mount of Beatitudes


Sower's Cove: Parables of the Kingdom


Tabgha: Restoration of Peter

Yardenit Baptismal Site

Other Sites Around the Sea of Galilee

Northern Israel Sites


Beth Shean

Beth Shean Amphitheater


Caesarea Maritima Overview

Caesarea Maritima: Holy Spirit Given to the Gentiles


Caesarea Philippi


Cana: First Miracle of Jesus

Church of the Annunciation & St. Joseph Church

Dan (City of Dan)

Gideon's Spring


Jezreel Overview

Jordan River Overview

Megiddo: Armageddon


Mount Carmel & Elijah

Mount Tabor: Transfiguration of Christ


Nazareth Overview


Nazareth: Mt. Precipice

Sepphoris (Tsipori, Zippori)


Other Sites In Northern Israel


Central Israel Sites






Ein Karem (Kerem)


Emmaus Road 


Gezer: On Crossroads of the World

Gibeon - Nabi Samwil



Inn of the Good Samaritan


Jericho ~ Tell Es-Sultan


Joppa (Jaffa, Yafo) Overview

Jordan River: Crossing into the Promised Land

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

Judean Wilderness

Judean Wilderness: Testing of Jesus

Mount Nebo & Moses

Philistine Cities of Ashkelon, Ashdod, Gaza, Ekron, Gath

Qumran: Dead Sea Scrolls


Samaria (Sabastia)



Shechem: Jacob's Well


Shiloh: Center of Worship

St. George's Monastery (Wadi Qelt)

Timnah: Life of Samson

Valley of Elah: David & Goliath

Other Sites In Central Israel

Southern Israel Sites




Beer Sheba: The Patriarchs


Bethlehem Overview

Bethlehem: Church of Nativity


Bethlehem: David & the Psalms

Bethlehem: Naomi, Ruth, Boaz


Bethlehem: Shepherds' Field

Dead Sea Area


En-Gedi: Living Waters


Exodus, Red Sea Crossing, Mt. Sinai




Tel Hebron Overview

Hebron Caves of Machpelah

Herodian (Herodium) Fortress

Oaks of Mamre, Hebron


Kadesh Barnea





Mount Sinai


Sodom & Gomorrah

The Philistines & Their City Strongholds


Timna Park: Tabernacle, Moses


Other Sites In Southern Israel

Other Biblical Sites

Exodus, Red Sea Crossing, Mt. Sinai

Garden of Eden Location

Madaba ( Map), Jordan

Mount Nebo & Moses


Noah's Ark & the Great Flood


Noah's Ark Location


Petra, Jordan

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