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We are OPEN and willing to welcome you again!

Maximum 20 people per group.
You can book your visit at info@saxum.org
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

*Please note that Thursday April 1 and Friday April 2 we will be closed due to Easter holidays.

Welcome

The Saxum Visitor Center helps pilgrims to deepen their knowledge of the Holy Land through different multimedia resources in order to enrich each person’s Holy Land experience.

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Visiting the Holy Land

Saxum wishes to make a pilgrim’s visit to the Holy Land more memorable. Here are some digital resources to help you prepare for the trip.

Visit In the Footprints of Our Faith

Emmaus Trail

The Emmaus Trail is an initiative of the Saxum Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism of Israel, and the Jewish National Fund (KKL). Beginning at the Saxum Visitor Center and ending at Emmaus Nicopolis, the trail is 18 km (11 miles) and is not difficult.

Discover the Trail Watch the Emmaus Trail video

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The Status Quo: the unwritten rule that regulates the Holy Sepulchre since 1852

“Things, as they have been running until today, shall remain as at present, pending a final agreement.” This was the declaration made in 1852 that established what was shortly after called the Status Quo. It is the system of unwritten rules that regulates the Holy Places shared by two or more Christian communities. In the […]

The privilege of living in the hometown of the Holy Family

Nazareth. A young man meets a young woman. After seeing each other only two more times, he proposes, feeling strongly that it is the will of God. They get married two years later and they go to live in another country. They start raising their family there. However, after some years living abroad, he feels […]

Jerusalem dressed in white

It happened! Jerusalem woke up dressed in white the morning of February 18 2021. The snow storm that had covered Athens arrived in Jerusalem a couple of days later. Although not as heavy as the Greek one, it left a beautiful white picture of the Holy City and its surroundings. However, it barely lasted 24 […]

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