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Opening Hours for Christian Places in Jerusalem

Places

Summer (April-September)

Winter (October-March)
Armenian Cathedral of St. James
Tel: 02 628 2331

Mon - Fri & Sun 6:30 - 7:30
Daily 15:00 - 15:40
Sat 6:30 - 9:30

Mon-Fri & Sun
6:30 - 7:30
Daily 15:00 - 15:40
Sat 6:30 - 9:30

Ascension Mosque (Mount of Olives)
Cell: 050 678 0671
Entrance fee: 5 ILS

8:00 - 17:00 8:00 - 17:00

Augusta Victoria - Lutheran Ascension Tower

(Mount of Olives)
Tel: 02 628 7704

Entrance fee 5 ILS

Website: www.evangelisch-in-jerusalem.org

8:00 - 13:00
Sunday closed
Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday 8:30 - 13:00

Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday closed

8:00 - 13:00
Sunday closed
Closed on December 24 - 26 & January 1
Austrian Hospice Open to visitors daily from 10:00 to 18:00 Open to visitors daily from 10:00 to 18:00
Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre
Tel: 02 626 7000
April - August: 5:00 - 21:00
September: 5:00 - 20:30

October:

5:00 - 20:00 (until the end of Summertime)
End of October - February:

4:00 - 19:00
March:

4:00 - 19:30

until the beginning of Summertime

then 5:00 - 20:30
Special opening hours: 
Christmas Day (12/25)

8:00 - 19:00
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (2/2)

8:00 - 19:00
Latin/Catholic Holy Thursday:

The Basilica closes after the service at 11:00 (or 12:00)
Latin/Catholic Good Friday:

The Basilica closes at 7:00 (or 8:00) and

remains closed for the rest of the day
Orthodox Good Friday:

8:45 (or 9:45) - 20:00 (or 21:00)
Orthodox Holy Saturday:

Closed until the end of

the Holy Fire ceremony (15:00 or 16:00)

then it remains open until Easter Sunday evening

Bethany - St. Lazarus
Tel: 02 279 9291
8:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 17:00
Bethfage
Tel: 02 628 4352
8:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 17:00
8:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:30

Catholic Cemetery

(Oskar Schindler's Grave)
Tel: 02 626 6613 (St. Savior Parish )

8:00 - 16:00
Closed on Sundays & Catholic feasts
8:00 - 16:00 
Closed on Sundays & Catholic feasts
Cenacle (Last Supper Room) 8:00 - 18:00
Closed on Yom Kippur
8.00 - 18.00
Closed on Yom Kippur
Cenacolino (Franciscan Cenacle)
Tel: 02 620 9900
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Christ Church Museum
Tel: 02 627 7727 / 9 
9:30 - 17:00 9:30 - 17:00

Christian Information Center (CIC)
Tel: 02 627 2692

Email: cicinfo@cicts.org

 

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:30
Sat 9:00 - 12:30
Sunday closed

Closed on Christian Feasts

The office is currently closed until further notice

The CIC can be reached by phone or email

Monday to Friday 9:00 - 16:00

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:30
Sat 9:00 - 12:30
Sunday closed
Closed on Christian Feasts
Dominus Flevit
Tel: 02 626 6450 / 02 626 6456
8:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 18:00
8:00 - 11:45
14:00 - 17:00

Dormition Abbey (Mount Zion)
Tel: 02 565 5330

Fax: 02 565 5331

Website: www.dormitio.net
E-mail: abtei@dormitio.net
Information for guides: 
Notice of change in opening hours &

special events please send your contact to

pforte@dormitio.net
Requesting a Mass for pilgrims please

contact the church by e-mail or fax a week prior

Mon - Sat 9:00 - 17:30 (The Cafeteria closes at 17:00)
Sun 11:30 - 17:30 (The Cafeteria closes at 17:00)
Holy Thursday 8:30 - 12:00 / 12:40 - 17:30

Good Friday 8:00 - 14:00

Holy Saturday 8:30 - 12:00 / 12:40 - 7:30
Easter Sunday 12:30 - 17:30

Mon - Sat 9:00 - 17:30 (The Cafeteria closes at 17:00)
Sun 11:30 - 17:30 (The Cafeteria closes at 17:00)

Ecce Homo (Lithostrotos)
Tel: 02 627 7292
Entrance fee: 9 ILS, 6 ILS students
E-mail:reservation@eccehomoconvent.org
Website: www.eccehomopilgrimhouse.com

8:00 - 17:00
Good Friday for prayer only
8:00 - 17:00
Ein Kerem - Gorny Convent
(Entrance from Hadassah Gate only)
Tel: 02 641 2887
10:00 - 13:00 / 15:30 - 18:00
(closed on Sundays & Orthodox Christian Feasts)
10:00 - 12:00 / 15:00 - 17:00
(closed on Sundays and Orthodox Christian Feasts)
Ein Kerem - St. John's Church
Tel: 02 6323000

8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:45
The church is closed for renovation

Courtyard and grotto are open for visitors

8:.00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 16:45
The church is closed for renovation

Courtyard and grotto are open for visitors

Ein Kerem - St. John in the Desert
Tel: 02 641 6715
July - September 8:00 - 17:00 October - June 8:00 - 17:00
Ein Kerem - Visitation Church
Tel: 02 641 7291
8:00 - 11:45 / 14:30 - 18:00 8:00 - 11:45 / 14:30 - 17:00
Flagellation Church (Via Dolorosa)
Tel: 02 627 0444
8:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 17:00
Franciscan Bookshop (Jaffa Gate)
Tel: 02 628 2218

Mon - Sat 9:00 - 18:00
Sunday closed

Closed on Christian Feasts

Closed until further notice

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:30
Sat 9:00 - 12:30
Sunday closed
Easter Triduum closed

December 24 9:00 - 12.00

December 25 - 26, January 1 & 6 closed

Closed on Christian Feasts

Garden Tomb
Tel: 02 539 8100
E-mail: bookings@gardentomb.com 
Website: www.gardentomb.com

8:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:15

Sunday closed
Group visits must be reserved in advance

8:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:15
Sunday closed
Group visits must be reserved in advance
Closed on Christmas Day
Gethsemane Basilica
Tel: 02 626 6444
8:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 17:00
Gethsemane Grotto
Tel: 02 626 6444
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 18:00 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Holy Trinity Church (Russian Compound)
Tel: 02 625 2565
Tue - Thur 9:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - 18:00
Fri 9:00 - 13:00
Sat 7:30 - 12:00 / 16:30 - 19:30 
Sun 8:30 - 13:00
Monday closed
Tue - Thur 9:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - 18:00
Fri 9:00 - 13:00
Sat 7:30 - 12:00 / 16:30 - 19:30 
Sun 8:30 - 13:00
Monday closed

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
Tel: 02 626 6800

Website: www.evangelisch-in-jerusalem.org
Tower & Museum entrance fee: 15 ILS

10:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed

10:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed
December 25 - 26, January 1 & 6 closed
Holy Thursday open until 12:00
Closed on the following Feasts:

Good Friday

Holy Saturday

Easter Sunday & Monday

Monastery of the Cross
Tel: 054 520 2281

10:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed

Group visits must be reserved in advance

10:00 - 16:00
Sunday closed
Group visits must be reserved in advance

Terra Sancta Museum

Monastery of the Flagellation
1 Via Dolorosa Street

Tel: 058 550 2736
E-mail: info@terrasanctamuseum.org
Entrance fee: 15 ILS

9:00 - 18:00 9:00 - 17:00

Multimedia Exhibition of Via Dolorosa
Monastery of the Flagellation

1 Via Dolorosa Street

Tel: 02 627 1165
Entrance fee: 15 ILS

9:00 - 18:00 9:00 - 17:00

Pater Noster Church "Eleona" (Mt. of Olives)

Tel: 02 626 4904
Admission fee:

Groups and individuals 10 ILS, students 8 ILS

8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed
 
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
Closed on Good Friday afternoon
Closed on December 25
 
Russian Ascension Church (Mount of Olives)
Tel: 02 628 4373
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 20:00
Sun 16:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 20:00
Sun 16:30 - 20:00
St. Alexander Nevsky Church (Judgement Gate) 
Tel: 02 627 4952
Entrance fee: 5 ILS
9:00 - 18:00
 
9:00 - 18:00
 

St. Anne's Basilica & Pools of Bethesda
Tel: 02 628 3285

Admission fee:

Groups and individuals: 10 ILS, students 8 ILS
E-mail: bethesda.eleona_accounts@yahoo.com

8:00-12:00 / 14:00-18:00 (Sunday only until 17:00)
September 8: visits only in the afternoon 14:00 - 17:00
 
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
December 8: visits only in the afternoon 14:00 - 17:00
 

St. Mark's Syriac Church
Tel: 02 628 3304

Cell: 052 509 0478

9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
9:00 - 16:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
St. Mary Magdalene (Mt. of Olives)
Tel: 02 628 4371
Tue & Thur
10:00 - 12:00
Tues & Thur
10:00 - 12:00
St. Onuphrius Monastery (Hakeldama)
Tel: 050 531 5530
Tue & Thur
9:00 - 12:00 / 15:00 - 18:00
Closed on Orthodox Feasts
Group visits must be reserved in advance
Tue & Thur
9:00 - 12:00 / 15:00 - 17:00
Closed on Orthodox Feasts
Group visits must be reserved in advance

St. Peter in Gallicantu
Tel: 02 673 1739

E-mail: stpeter@gallicantu.co.il

Website: www.stpeter-gallicantu.org

Entrance 10 ILS

8:30 - 17:00
Sunday closed
8:30 - 17:00
Sunday closed
Good Friday - shop and cafeteria are closed
Closed on December 25 & January 1

St. Stephen's Basilica
Tel: 02 626 4468 / 9
Website: www.ebaf.edu

Ring the bell Ring the bell
Tomb of Mary
Tel: 02 628 4054
5:00 - 13:00 / 14:30 - 18:00 6:00 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Tomb of the Prophets (Mt. of Olives)
Cell: 054 698 7688
Mon - Thur
9:00 - 15:00
Fri, Sat & Sun closed
Mon - Thur
9:00 - 15:00
Fri, Sat & Sun closed