The Via Dolorosa (Latin “Way of suffering” or “Way of grief”) is a street in the old city of Jerusalem believed to be the path Jesus walked, carrying his cross, from the place of his trial (the “Praetorium”) to the place of his crucifixion (the “Golgotha”).
Catholic tradition places 14 stations (“The stations of the Cross”) along this 600 m (2000 feet) path.
It runs through the Muslim and the Christian quarters and is visited by thousands of pilgrims and tourist on daily basis.
The Via Dolorosa ( Latin for “Sorrowful Way”, often translated “Way of Suffering”; Hebrew: ויה דולורוזה; Arabic: طريق الآلام) is a processional route in the Old City of Jerusalem, believed to be the path that Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|Church of the Holy Sepulchre|
|Day tour of Jerusalem|
Book a Private Tour Along the “Via Dolorosa”
The “Via Dolorosa” is in the Old city of Jerusalem and takes about 2 hours to explore.