Pilgrimage to Holy Places Jerusalem (duration 3 days)


1st day. Arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. Departure to Jerusalem. Hotel accommodation.

Worship of the Holy Sepulcher. Calvary. Stone of the Anointing. The place of finding the Life-giving Cross. The opportunity for receiving the Holy Communion. Liturgy of the Holy Sepulcher. Receiving the Holy Communion.

2nd day. Gethsemane. Tomb of the Blessed Virgin. Garden of Gethsemane. The Church of the Passion of Christ is a modern church, which built during the Early Byzantine period, in memory of praying of Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane before the arrest and the sufferings of Jesus on the cross.

Russian monastery of the Holy Equal of the Apostles Mary Magdalene, the worship of relics of Grand princess Elizabeth Feodorovna and the nun Barbara.

House of St. Joachim and Anna. Bethesda.

Pool of Bethesda, in the vestibule of which the Christ miraculously healed the paralytic.

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. At this spot, according to tradition, there was the dwelling of the righteous Joachim and Anna, the parents of the Holy Virgin Mary.

The Way of the Cross Via Dolorosa (Paintful way) is the way where the our Savior went to Calvary, the place of His death on the Cross. According to the Orthodox tradition the Way of the Cross starts from Pretorium, where in the time of Jesus Christ there was a prison in which criminals were held before the court of the Roman procurator Pontius Pilate.

The threshold of the Judgment Gate (Alexandrian Compound). Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

3rd day. Bethlehem. Church of the Nativity.

The Bethlehem field, at which Ruth met Voz. Here the childhood of King David was spent and he was anointed by the prophet Samuel for reign.

Chapel of the Shepherd’s Field is an underground church in a cave, where on the night of Christmas three angels appeared to the three shepherds, who announced the birth of the our Savior.

Monastery of the Monk Theodosious.

The Holy Lavra of Saint Sabbas the Sanctified.

Hebron. The Trinity Monastery in Hebron. Oak of Mamre.

Plot of land of Russian Orthodox Ecclesiastical Mission in Magdala – a place of healing by the Lord of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene.

Lydda. Temple of St. Great Martyr George. Georgian house in Lydda.

Departure to Ben Gurion Airport.