The Holy City of Jerusalem, where the Temple once stood is home to hundreds of Christian holy sites associated with the Christian world. After all, it is Jerusalem where Jesus brings his disciples to challenge the Judean status quo, where the Last Supper takes place, and it is here where Jesus is arrested, crucified and resurrected. With countless sites to consider visiting during a Christian Holy Land tour, read our guide for our top ten Holy Land sites in Jerusalem.
For then 3000 years since the time of King David, Jerusalem has been set above from other cities. No other place on earth has been so central to man's dreams and aspirations. No other city is described with so much love and devotion, and no other city has been subject to so much killing and bloodshed.
Located only 18.6 miles from the capital Amman, along the 5,000 year old Kings' Highway, is one of the most amazing places in the Holy Land. After driving past several ancient cities, you’ll come upon Madaba, known worldwide as the “City of Mosaics.”
With the exception perhaps for the itinerary programs of pilgrimage groups with specialized interests, or pilgrim groups comprised of those that have visited Israel many times, nearly all holy land Israel itineraries will include basic pilgrim travel components: Jerusalem, the Via Dolorosa, the Galilee and the Sea of Galilee; Nazareth and Bethlehem.
For those traveling to Israel whom want to visit Bethlehem, you’ll need to carry your passport, however crossing from Bethlehem from Jerusalem, and back is not a difficult matter, especially since the terminal between the two cities has been upgraded by establishing convenient lanes for tourists moving between them.