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Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu

Village of Silwan, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-673-1739
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Walk on the steps Jesus walked on Holy Thursday!

Next to the Church are recently excavated steps that all archaeologists agree are the steps that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daveheney
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Whittier, California
One of those Don't Miss

This, like all the holy places in Israel, has a church built over the area. This church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
calota
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california
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Village of Silwan, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to the Church are recently excavated steps that all archaeologists agree are the steps that Jesus walked on Holy Thursday.

Thank daveheney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This, like all the holy places in Israel, has a church built over the area. This church commemorates Peter's denial of Jesus and is the site of Caiaphas' house. Here Jesus was held and interrogated on the night He was betrayed. Of great interest was...More

Thank calota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't just see this site, you have to e perience it. The tour takes you to where Jesus could have been whipped, and then down into the pit where he would have been left. There is a book with different languages for reading one...More

Thank KristaLane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like all of the other churches in Israel it is very noce. It gets to the point though that they all look the same after awhile. This was a nice church with nice artwork.

Thank Alana T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

this is a must see. It has the pit where Caiaphus prisoned Jesus then walked him down those 17 steps (proved authentic) to Pilate.. Definitely worth going if you're into historical facts..

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

St. Peter in Gallicantu (NIS10 per adult) is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern slope of Mt. Zion around five minutes walk from the Zion Gate. There are several interesting things to see at this church just outside the Old City. Opening hours...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church was a very beautiful church with awesome stained glass windows and sculptures. This site was very meaningful as we remembered this is built on the site where Peter denied Christ 3 times

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A blessed and beautiful place to meditate on the suffering of Jesus Christ as he went before the Jewish leaders in the evening before his crucifixion Blessed to have visited

Thank Caerphillyshepherd
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is an emotional stop for any Christian. You can see 2000 year old steps Jesus likely walked down and a cell in the basement of this house where likely Jesus was kept. The secluded quiet spaces allow you to read scripture about the events...More

Thank GreigandSharon
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We walked from the Jaffa Gate to City of David and passed the signs pointing to this church. I read later it is one of the most beautiful church in the Old City area. The setting looked lovely and I wish we had taken the...More

Thank Candy G
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Cathy N
15 September 2015|
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Response from rama1 | Reviewed this property |
Haven't stayed there, but agree with above answer. The location of this place is first class.
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