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The Cenacle – Room of the Last Supper

  • King David's Tomb, Mount Zion, Jerusalem

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A few symbols indicate this is likely the remains of the room of the Last Supper
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on October 4, 2018

This is said to be the location of the Last Supper, but is a replica of the original room. Two symbols indicate this is likely the room. One symbol is the family of pelicans on one of the columns. Predating Christ is a belief that in time of famine a mother pelican will peck...

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This is said to be the location of the Last Supper, but is a replica of the original room. Two symbols indicate this is likely the room. One symbol is the family of pelicans on one of the columns. Predating Christ is a belief that in time of famine a mother pelican will peck her own breast and feed her young her blood. Another symbol is the lamb found on the ceiling around a light fixture. This room was turned into a mosque in 17th century, hence the writing on the wall and on the stained glass window.

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Use your imagination
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 25, 2018

When you visit this room, you have to use your imagination a bit to mentally see the last supper. It’s hard because the last supper was held in an upper chamber room that probably wasn’t half as nice as this room. No matter how you slice it, it was still exciting to see and...

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When you visit this room, you have to use your imagination a bit to mentally see the last supper. It’s hard because the last supper was held in an upper chamber room that probably wasn’t half as nice as this room. No matter how you slice it, it was still exciting to see and mentally transport ,self back in time.

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Probably more meaningful to believers
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 9, 2018

This the traditional site of the Last Supper, and is not much to see now. I found it fascinating that the building bears the marks of change over time, having clearly been used by both Christians and Muslims over the years.