Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a church in the of the Old City of . The church contains, according to traditions dating back to at least the fourth century, the two holiest sites in Christianity: the site where Jesus was , at a place known as Calvary or Golgotha, and Jesus's empty tomb, where he is said to have been buried and resurrected.

Landmarks in the Area

The Chapel of Saint Helena is a 12th-century church in the lower level of the in , constructed during the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Photo: zvonimir atletic, CC BY 2.0.

The Ayyubid Mosque of Omar in is located opposite the southern courtyard of the in the area of the Christian Quarter. Photo: Usmanreddy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer is the second Protestant church in Jerusalem. Photo: Anton 17, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Muristan is a complex of streets and shops in the of the Old City of Jerusalem. is situated 110 meters south of Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Photo: Jorge Láscar, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

The Christian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the walled Old City of , the other three being the Jewish Quarter, the and the .

The Old City is a 0.9 square kilometers walled area within the modern city of . Photo: nagillum, CC BY 2.0.

The Armenian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the walled Old City of .

The Muslim Quarter is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem.

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