Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
English: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, is a historic church within the Christian Quarter of the walled Old City of Jerusalem. The site is venerated as Golgotha (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was crucified, and is said also to contain the place where Jesus was buried (the Sepulchre).

Holy Sepulchre - exterior[edit]

Holy Sepulchre parvis (courtyard)[edit]


Golgotha, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of the crucifixion.

Eleventh Station[edit]

Chapel of the Crucifixion[edit]

Calvary stone, Holy Sepulchre.
Floor plan of the present church

Adam's Chapel[edit]

The Stone of Anointing[edit]

The Stone of Anointing.

Edicule, Tomb of Jesus[edit]

Edicule, the Tomb of Jesus

Chapel of the Angel[edit]

Tomb of Jesus, main chamber[edit]

Coptic Chapel[edit]

Coptic chapel behind the Edicule at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Catholicon, main altar[edit]

View of the iconostasis at the Catholicon (Katholikon)

Prison of Christ[edit]

St. Helena's Chapel[edit]

Grotto of the Holy Cross[edit]

Various Chapels[edit]

Other sites[edit]

Deir Es-Sultan (monastery)[edit]

Abyssinian chapel, at Deir es-Sultan on the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, with Dome of Catholicon (background) and dome of Chapel of St. Helena (right).

Historical images of Holy Sepulchre[edit]

Holy Sepulchre, photochrome print