Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Old City of Jerusalem

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre or Church of the Holy Sepulchre , also called the Church of the Resurrection or Agia Anastasis (” Holy Resurrection “) by Eastern Christians , is a Christian church located in the Old City of Jerusalem. This basilica is revered by many of the Christians who go there many pilgrimage since the fourth century than at the beginning of the twenty-first century a million pilgrims a year on 3.5 million that welcomes visitors Israel1 . It is a sanctuary encompassing the place of crucifixion ( Golgotha, however, Gordon’s Calvary and the tomb of Talpiot her paternity dispute this ), and the cave where Christ’s body was laid after his death ( the Holy Sepulchre or the tomb of Jesus). By inference , this is allegedly occurred resurrection.

Strong symbolic issue , the church hosts several different cults Christian denominations. All these communities are protected by the status quo on the holy places. It is also one of the seats and the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.Church_of_the_Holy_Sepulchre