Church of St. James, Jerusalem

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  • St. James Church is located in a courtyard of the Armenian convent, to the location of the home of the Apostle James the major. The current construction dates back in the middle of the 12th century, but the decoration has been constantly enriched over the centuries: sculptures (especially the cross in bas-relief), very many paintings, ceramics, etc. Also notice the hundreds of oil lamps that recall the churches in localities where the Armenian population was victim of the genocide committed by the Turks. Armenians honor in this church the relics of saint Jacques the major (head) and St. James the less (relief). From an artistic point of view, it is in my opinion one of the three most notable churches in the city (with the Saint-Sépulchre and Sainte-Anne). Do not miss them.
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  • Learn about Old City Jerusalem and see the most beautiful church. Crowds are small and you can really get a chance to see everything and just reflect on how amazing this Church really is.  more »
  • They visited during the mass. This is not to be missed. Read at mass priest two alternately speaks the names of the participants, the 1人1人 will attend, but its voice, its pitch with peculiar rhythm in the Church 響ki渡ri very gravely. Will be listening attentively. Could not open eyes concentrated voice reverberate even thought I see that scene, but I wanted to hear.
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  • Beautiful Armenian orthodox church. Unfortunately we were not allowed to enter inside and we had to stay at the yard.
  • Pleasant place, especially when the priests sing Friday afternoons.
  • Most beautiful ⛪ in Jerusalem
  • Site where St. James was martyred. Greek orthodox cathedral, not always open to the public.
  • There has been some repairs when I visited the church, it's November and there are really many tourists inside the church. You should pick a season that has less tourists in the area to visit.
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