Golden Walls Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... down upon a central stone cavern, rather like a tomb. All you can do is stand and cry. The final walk leads up and out to the open end of their building, a great triangular window that faces out over part of Jerusalem, coming out into the light as if saying, after all this, here we are, as a people and a country we have survived and there is life and ...
... was crucified as well as the buriel cave where he was buried and ascended to heaven. People come from all over the world to wait in line and touch these places for a moment. Although the church itself is dark,incense filled, ornate and felt very holy, this waiting in line seemed very
We absorbed much of the history but felt we had to come back again to absorb more of the feel of the city itself
... Down the slopes and up the other side of the Kidron Valley were thousands of above-ground tombs. In fact, one commentator says there are 150,000 of them. Jews want to be buried on the Mount of Olives because they belief that is where the resurrection will take place when Messiah appears. Others even believe that dead people from all over the world will 'tunnel through' to the Mount of Olives!!
... and as we shall see the Jordanians blocked it completely.
In 1948 the UN voted Israel its independence, and the Arab armies invaded, eventually including troops from 10 different Arab countries plus the Palestinian fighters. The battle for the Old City of Jerusalem was painful and bloody, and devolved into a siege by Jordanian troops of the Arab Legion and local Arab militia (today we would call them Palestinians; no one did then). The most desperate fighting ...
... br> There happened to have been a public road during the time of Jesus right next to this hill. It is now covered by the bus station seen in the photos. Jesus may have been crucified somewhere along this road near this hill with the skull-shaped formation.
The Garden Tomb was found right next to this ...