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Church of Condemnation and Flagellation.

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Address: Via Dolorosa, near St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-628-2936

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Two stops in one

The Church of the Condemnation and Flagellation are two stops on the Via Dolorosa, housing stations 2 and 3. They are located in a quiet and beautiful courtyard just off the main... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracy V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Church of the Condemnation and Flagellation are two stops on the Via Dolorosa, housing stations 2 and 3. They are located in a quiet and beautiful courtyard just off the main street. Both chapels are beautiful, with frescoes depicting Jesus accepting then falling with the cross. Surrounding the two churches are lush gardens; it really is a tranquil place.

Thank Tracy V
Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from the Lions Gate is the easiest way if you are outside the Old City... just walk straight and then to the right. Also ask to see the magnifiscent view of the Dome of Rock from the building (school in front) for a small donation! It is as close and hish as you will get to this magnifiscent dome.

Thank Dr.Sylvia
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Part of the stations of the cross so a must do. Helpful guides that don't push themselves on you. Well worth a visit.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Franciscans own this church. The site is where Christ was flogged and crowned with thorns. Outside the courtyard, on the street is where He takes up the Cross. The church is beautiful in it's simplicity. Across the street, is the Chapel of Condemnation, where Christ was condemned by Pilate. Archaeologists think the events took place on the other side of... More 

Thank xfooey
Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

visit the church where you can read the biblical story of the way of the cross - the via dolorosa, there is a nice archeological garden and museum next to it. in the church you can see a genuine roman floor with a game board that was probably used by the roman soldiers - realy make the bible come to... More 

Thank איתמר ב
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This Catholic church is located in the Muslim Quarter near St. Stephen's/Lion's gate. Be sure to notice the painting of the crown of thorns above the altar. The 15 minute video costing 15NIS is worth watching ($4USD) it can be watched in a handful of different languages.

1 Thank Ann C
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this church completely by accident. The exhibition is essentially a sound and light show about the history of Jerusalem and the church. It was extremely well done and very informative. The chapel is quiet and the overall place beautiful.

Thank jakeyboygetslost
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

gabbatta in aramaic lithostrotos in greek the paved floor of the antonia forteress where the pretorium was and where took place the trial of jesus by pontius pilatus in accord whith christian tradition...it is from this point that begin the procession of the via dolorosa tillthe holy sepulcre...you can rent a big cross for 50 dollars from the guardians of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Church of Condemnation is built on the spot where it's believed that Pontius Pilate judged Jesus and he was forced to pick up his cross and walk through the city. It's the first stop on the Stations of the Cross through the Old City. We went underneath below this and the Convent of the Sisters of Zion to see... More 

2 Thank VEE1225
Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Immidiately after entering the Lions Gate (St Stephan )GATE you are on the second station of Via Dolorosa, A small very nice Catholic Franciscan church with a small museum and garden on the site o PONTUS PILLATUS the Roman Governor that sentenced Jesus.The museum hosts the collection of the Franciscan Bible school. Quite bussy on Fridays.

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