Churches (595 Subjects)
View of Mount Sinai with Saint Catherine's Monastery, as well as other monasteries and chapels.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. In the foreground, a Turk charges the pilgrims their entrance to the church.
Interior view of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Woman from Poland.
View of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre with the stone which commemorates the spot of the third fall of Christ on the route to Golgotha.
The Aedicule in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Calvary chapel in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Chapel of the tombs of Godefroy de Bouillon and Baldwin I of Jerusalem.
The tomb of Adam underneath Calvary in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Chapel of Adam). According to Jewish and Christian tradition, Shem and Melchizedek guided by angels travelled to the spot whre Noah's Ark was, took Adam's body and, guided by angels, buried it at the site of Calvary in Jerusalem.
Columns from the Chapel of Saint Helen in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. According to tradition, the columns weep the death of Christ.
Chapel of the Resurrection where the Holy Fire miracle takes place.
Belltower of church in Jerusalem.
Church of Mary Magdalene, seat of Jerusalem Patriarchate at the time. Church of Saint John the Baptist, first hospital of the Crusaders, after which the order of the Knights Hospitaller was named.
Tower of David in Jerusalem.
Church on Golgotha Hill.
Chapel on Mount Zion where Christ appeared to the Apostles on Pentecost day. Chapel on the site of the Holy Supper.
Remains of a church on the route from Jerusalem to Samaria, site where Jesus encountered the Samaritan woman at the well.
View of Samaria-Sebaste in Palestine. Church built on the site of Saint John's beheading in Samaria-Sebaste according to a certain tradition.
Church built on the site where Virgin Mary was frightened upon seeing the inhabitants of Nazareth pursuing Jesus. According to the tradition transmitted by the author, the rock miraculously split in two, so that the Virgin could hide inside. According to the author the church was used by Nubian Christians.
View of Nazareth. In the foreground, the cave where the house of Virgin Mary was, and where the Annunciation to the Virgin took place (today, catholic Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth). According to the tradition related by the author, Virgin Mary became frightened upon seeing Archangel Gabriel before her and hid behind the column depicted in the illustration.
Fountain of archangel Gabriel in Nazareth, today site of the Orthodox hurch of the Annunciation in Nazareth. According to a certain tradition, Virgin Mary had gone to the well for water when archangel Gabriel appeared before her. Upon seeing Gabriel, the Virgin let the pail she was carrying fall and ran frightened back to her house. According to the author, at the time of his pilgrimage the church was used by Indian Christians (Alaphis), it is however possible that he is referring to Nestorian Christians.
View of settlement, possibly Capernaum in Galilee. Site where Jesus Christ fed the multitude.
The site where Paul was baptized by Ananias. The site on the route to Damascus where Paul converted to Christianism.
Church on the route from Damascus to Beirut, site of Noah's tomb according to tradition.
Church on the outskirts of Beirut, where according to tradition Saint George killed the dragon.
Church of the Apparition of the Virgin on Mount Horeb. The site where God spoke to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Musa).
Church and mosque on the site where God gave the tablets of the Ten Commandments to Moses on the Holy Summit or Mount Moses (Gebel Mousa). Monastery of the Forty Martyrs. The summit of Saint Catherine, on which, according to tradition, the Angels laid down the remains of the Saint.
Orthodox church in Egypt.
The church of Hagioi Apostoloi in Thessaloniki.