The church of the holy Sepulchre is probably the most complicated building in Jerusalem. It holds many historical layers, countless holy sites and it is busy most of the year. We prepared six different videos and stops in order to try and convey the complexity and interest of the place.
The church of the holy sepulchre is probably the holiest site for the chrisatian world. From a Jewish point of view it is a main site of the western culture. You can hardly understand an american movie without some knowledge of the events that are thought to have happened here. Some people save all their life in order to get here. Most of these pilgrims will not start their visit to Jerusalem in this church. Most pilgrims will follow the Via Dolorosa or “the way of suffering” – a 14 station route that follows the footsteps of Jesus from the place where he was convicted in trial ( In the Muslim quarter, not far away from the lions gate) to the place of his resurrection. The five last stations of the via dolorosa can be found inside the church of the holy Sepulchre.