Tomb of Jesus is said to be located inside the Edicule (shrine), which stands in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem

Click on title to view photo in large format. The Tomb of Jesus is said to be located inside this Edicule (shrine), which stands in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem. The original church, dedicated in 336 AD, was ordered built by Emperor Constantine. The cave where Jesus was entombed was excavated from the surrounding rock so that the church could be built around it. The hill known as Golgotha, where Christ was crucified, was also enclosed withing the…

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