Tomb of the Virgin Mary

Tomb of the Virgin Mary

Also known as Church of the Sepulchre of Saint Mary. It is a Christian tomb at the foot of Mount of Olives in Jerusalem – believed to be the burial place of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Staircase of 47 steps leading from the entrance down into crypt of the tomb.

During the many centuries the church was destroyed and rebuilt many times, but the crypt was left untouched, as for Muslims it is the burial place of the mother of prophet Isa (Jesus).

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