Jerusalem Gardens Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... Holy Sepulchre - supposedly set on the site of Golgotha where Jesus was crucified - there was a massive crowd outside. I happened to be standing in just the right place when the gates opened. I had no real choice but to follow the crowd as it surged inside, barely controlled by armed police. This was on my agenda anyway so I had no problem. The inside was impressive, not so much for the size or the decor but for the places of worship that ...
... arrangement, Israeli sovereignty but Jordanian titular authority combined with Palestinian Islamic control, is an almost typically intricate balance in this holiest place.
“This has mostly kept the peace, except when it hasn’t. It has meant that excavations conducted by the Waqf to build more rooms for prayer and study and offices under El Aksa have led it to destroy some of the Jewish archeology of the Temple Mount in an attempt to remove ...
... thin white gowns going into the river. It didn't feel very warm but one lady was having a good swim around.
The church near the river is beautiful inside, I can't imagine the effort put into all those paintings on the wall. It was neat to be in a church in Jordan since we mostly see mosques every where.
Back in the shuttle bus and back to the car, another thing checked off my list of things to do in Jordan!
... a doorway but all the notices mentioned was a church. That and the fact that the police had a van parked right across the door dissuaded us from investigating further so we went elsewhere. Later back at the college people told us that they had gone there on my recommendation and it was lovely! Oh well, I was thaaat close! I hung around with the girls while they did some shopping and then we walked back to the college for lunch. After lunch I trekked back to the old city to buy a ...
... This was especially important for this church because it was intentionally designed on the interior to reflect elements of a synagogue or Jewish. For instance, the stained glass window depicted an olive tree with branches cut off, and live branches in the shape of a cross on one side and a menorah on the other—thereby combining Jews and Gentiles.
Our next stop was the most fascinating of its type in my ...