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Holy Land (Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jordan)

The Holy Land (also known as Bilad Ash'Sham in Arabic) is a term which refers to the geographical region of the Levant of no definite borders which has significant religious importance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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Mount Of Olives in Jerusalem

Mount Of Olives in Jerusalem

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives

Franciscan Chapel in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem

Franciscan Chapel in the Basilica of the Holy ...

Jerusalem

Jerusalem



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Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

Petra in Ma'an

Petra in Ma'an

The Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher

The Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher



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Mount Zion

Mount Zion is an elevation west of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Jewish scriptures apply the term "Mount Zion" to the Temple Mount or the City of David, both located on this elevation. For Jews the term "Zion" became a synecdoche ...

The Tower of David

The Tower of David is an ancient citadel located near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. Built to strengthen a strategically weak point in the Old City's defenses, the citadel was constructed during the 2nd century ...

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is a church within the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan. The site is venerated as Golgotha, (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was crucified, and is said to also ...

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The Coliseum continues to draw in tens of thousands of tourists every year.
Ancient architectural wonder of Rome

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) • Catholic Online • 4/15/2014

The Coliseum is an elliptical amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. ROME, ITALY (Catholic Online) - Occupying a site just east of the Roman Forum, its ...



Stonehenge is the center of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.
England's great Neolithic site

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) • Catholic Online • 4/15/2014

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometers (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. ENGLAND, (Catholic Online) - One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a ...



The Parthenon, located in Athens, is a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, who was the patron deity of the ancient city.
Ancient temple of the goddess Athena

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) • Catholic Online • 4/11/2014

The Parthenon, an ancient temple in the Athenian Acropolis in Greece, was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their protector. ATHENS, GREECE (Catholic Online) - Built in 438 BC, it is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally ...



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