11 Places for Trips with Christian Focused Destinations
Christian history is inseparable from the whole our history. The Christian religion is the biggest one in our world. The calendar we use is based and the years are count after Jesus Christ and the birth of Christianity. With the growth of the humanity and the development of everything we know, is so close linked to the development of Christian religion. During that period of time, from the 1 A.D. there are so many places in the world that are so important not only for Christianity but for other religions.
There are many Christian focused places that can be visited, and the best way is to get into a group with a guide. In a group everything is more interesting and you will learn many interesting facts about Christian Religion.
Jerusalem is considered as a sacred land not only for the Christian religion, but also for the Muslims and Jews. Jerusalem is the Holy Land where the biggest three religions are born.
The Temple Mount is considered to be where the God created the men. It is the most important place consisted of some structures, mentioned later, and in the Bible this places is described as place where all the government and religion should be centered.
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The Israel Museum
The Israel Museum is of a great meaning of the Christian Religion. In this places are found the scrolls of the Dead Sea. This place is within the Temple Mount.
Dome of the Rock
It is a gold dome-topped Basilica on the top of the Temple Mount. The Dome of the Rock is important as much to Christian Religion, as to the Jews and the Muslims. The entry of this structure is allowed on for Muslims. In pre-Islamic period, this place played a significant role as a Temple in Jesus Life.
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The Wailing Wall also known as Western Wall, was build 2000 years ago, and it was one of the most important places of Judaism and Christian Religion.
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Rome and Vatican City
Many events of the Christian Religion took place in Italy and Vatican City. When Italy became independent state the Pope remained in Vatican which became sovereign state in that time.
The Vatican is in the centre of Rome, as a sovereign state. It is a home of a Christian Pope and some other major Catholic figures. At this time Christianity has many different reformations, like Catholics, Orthodox, Protestants, etc, Vatican is still the home of the whole Christian Religion.
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St. Peter’s Basilica, the Biggest Christian Church
St. Peter’s Basilica is considered as the biggest and the most important Christian Church. The Pope makes appearances on some masses in this Christian Church and because of that people see this church as a pilgrimage.
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Sistine Chapel is the church in which the paintings were done by Michelangelo. It is a significant figure in the Christian religion, and a great example of the High Renaissance.
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The German Catholic Priest Martin Luther, one of the best known names in Christian history was from Germany. He wrote the Ninety-five Theses, and because of the content, the Christianity split into Catholic and Protestant.
This city was the center of the Protestant reformation. In this city you can visit the house of Martin Luther, as well as the Renaissance house of Philipp Melanchthon.
Image by Martin Senftleben via Flickr
So many architectures that can be seen here, and this city was once place where Martin Luther lived when he was monk. Erfurt is important place in the Christian history.
Eisleben is the birthplace of Martin Luther, and because of that this city is also of great importance of the Christian Religion. If you come here be sure to visit the birth house of Martin Luther.
Oberammergau is a town where first was played Oberammergau Passion Play. This play is retelling the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and has been performed since 1634.
Image by Paolo Serena via Flickr
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