Founded by Constantine in the 4th century, this historic church shelters the holiest site in all Christendom: the tomb where Jesus Christ was buried and rose from the dead. It is shared by several denominations.
Quick Facts on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
- Other names
- Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
- 326-35; 12th c.
- Constantine the Great (c. 272-337) (patron)
- Phone number
- Opening hours
- Apr-Sep: daily 5am-8pm
Oct-Mar: daily 5am-7pm
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