Holy Land Sites
presented by Judy Isaacson for
Holy Land Photographs
from the 1800s
American and European travelers explored the Holy Land in the 1800s, among
them Mark Twain whose book, Innocents Abroad, describes his personal
experience of the dismal conditions in the Holy Land at that time.
European and American photographers shot scenes of the Holy Land. Until
then, Holy Land scenes were depicted in paintings - largely the products of
active imaginations. Photos showed the real story.
Many of the scenes in the following photos are the same today. Only a visit to
the Holy Land allows comparison. Check out these photos to whet the
appetite - and perhaps we can welcome you to Israel one of these days.
From Mount Tabor - site of the Transfiguration - to Cana -
site of the miracle of water into wine - to the holy sites
along the Sea of Galilee, the holy sites in the Galilee can
be visited and experienced by hiking the Jesus Trail, or by
car, far less strenuous.
Here's a thought for couples: renew your vows at the
Wedding Church in the village of Cana, followed by a
festive meal of local ethnic foods.
Experience Romantic Holy Land.
Nain: where Jesus resurrected a young man
Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered
Sermon on the Mount
Magda on the shores of the Sea of Galilee,
home to Mary Magdalene
Site where John baptised Jesus on the shores
of the River Jordan
The Old City of Jerusalem is a treasure trove of
holy sites for three religions and numerous
ethnic groups. A walk in the Old City is pure
eye candy from the trinkets in the open air
markets to the garb worn by the very mixed
Besides at least one day of guided touring,
leave a day to wander the alleys and
cobblestoned streets, camera in hand.
Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus and his disciples
prayed the night before his arrest.
Jesus ascended to heaven from the Mount of Olives
Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, located over the cave
that marks the birthplace of Jesus.
Private Guided Tours of the
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Israel and the Holy Land
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