In 696 BC, Hezekiah's men built the Siloam tunnel to cut off the water flow into Jerusalem and lead a revolt against the ... More
In 696 BC, Hezekiah's men built the Siloam tunnel to cut off the water flow into Jerusalem and lead a revolt against the ruling Assyrians. The actions taken by the Judeans are recorded numerous times in Biblical writings. Now, visitors can explore it and examine the chisel marks on the walls made by the laborers. Bring flashlights or candles because there is no light in the tunnel. Not suitable for children as the water can reach a depth of four feet and the ceiling is less than five feet in places.
The dying wish (albeit unfulfilled) of Scotland's king, Robert the Bruce, was that his heart be buried in Jerusalem, commemorated
in a small plaque in the church floor. Completed in 1927, St Andrew's is also a memorial to Scottish ...
Enter this partial reconstruction of the "High Street" of late Roman Jerusalem near the Hurva Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter
. A number of columns have been restored, as well as buildings suggesting the form of Roman era shops. ...
A stunningly beautiful mosaic graces the facade, one of Jerusalem's most famous landmarks, designed by Antonio Barluzzi (1924). It is
believed that this is the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed before his arrest (Mark 14:32 46). An olive ...