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The Via Dolorosa

  • Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem

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The Way of the Cross, a noisy experience
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed 3 days ago

If you expect to find peace and tranquility on Via Dolorosa you will be disappointed. The way of the cross with its 14 stations is a mixture of all things, shouting people, trade and shops, small bars, Israeli police, so time and place for meditation you will have to seek elsewhere. Nobody knows if...

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If you expect to find peace and tranquility on Via Dolorosa you will be disappointed. The way of the cross with its 14 stations is a mixture of all things, shouting people, trade and shops, small bars, Israeli police, so time and place for meditation you will have to seek elsewhere. Nobody knows if this route was the way the Savior followed to the cross. But every station on the way is marked and tells what was supposed to happen here. If you can ignore all this it is very interesting to follow the 14 stations and observe the pluralistic life of Jerusalem

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Commercialised
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed 5 days ago

I did not enjoy this experience at all with people throwing themselves on a stone that may or may not be one that Jesus laid on. I'm a Christian and found it all Just a bit over the top for me. Wont visit there again.

Use your imagination!
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 13, 2017

Use your imagination but add the site was it is seen. We walked through the 14 stations of the cross. Each was unique and a lot of history behind this. Highly recommended.

Must use your imagination on this route
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 12, 2017

It was fascinating to walk the way of the cross and to imagine Jesus carrying his cross to his death. However, all the shops and shopkeepers detracted from this being as spiritual as I had hoped. I was also surprised to be handed a brochure about Islam while walking near the second...

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It was fascinating to walk the way of the cross and to imagine Jesus carrying his cross to his death. However, all the shops and shopkeepers detracted from this being as spiritual as I had hoped. I was also surprised to be handed a brochure about Islam while walking near the second station, by the mosque there. Free speech and all that, I guess, but it struck me as a bit disrespectful.

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Interesting
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on July 12, 2017

It's ok. Busy on Friday but otherwise quiet. If you're a devoted Catholic then it's a must. We found it a safe place in the Muslim Quarter.