Pool of Bethesda

The Pool of Bethesda was a pool in known from the New Testament story of Jesus miraculously healing a paralysed man, from the fifth chapter of the Gospel of John, where it is described as being near the Sheep Gate, surrounded by five covered colonnades or porticoes.

Landmarks in the Area

The Church of Saint Anne is a French Roman Catholic church and French national domain located… Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

Lions' Gate is a gate in the walls of the Old City in . Photo: Pontificake, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Benoit Soubeyran, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

The Muslim Quarter is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem. is situated 300 meters west of Pool of Bethesda.

Gethsemane was a garden at the foot of the in where, according to the four Gospels of the New Testament, Jesus underwent the agony in the garden and was arrested the night before . is situated 460 meters southeast of Pool of Bethesda. Photo: Mewasul, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Old City is a 0.9 square kilometers walled area within the modern city of . is situated 520 meters southwest of Pool of Bethesda. Photo: nagillum, CC BY 2.0.

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