The Holy Sepulchre Church

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest church in Catholic Christianity. Also known as the Church of the Resurrection, the church stands where it is believed that Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected.

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was built in 326 AD by the Roman emperor Constantine the Great, Soon after his conversion to Christianity. Among the main focal points of the Church are: The Calvary / Golgotha – where it is believed that Jesus was crucified, The Stone of Unction / Anointing - where it is believed Jesus was laid and prepared for burial and The Holy Sepulchre – the Tomb of Jesus, located at the center of the Rotunda, a circular structure covered by a dome.

 

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