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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.

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The Golgotha Frescoes: Tour Guide Course at Saxum

The Golgotha Frescoes: Tour Guide Course at Saxum

On Friday, March 29, Saxum hosted its second course for tour guides, this time about the recently restored frescoes on Calvary, in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The recently restored frescoes which adorn the ceilings and walls in the chapel of Calvary, were black with smoke and almost impossible to decipher, until they were […]

“The Emmaus Trail” Tour Guide Course

“The Emmaus Trail” Tour Guide Course

This April, Saxum Visitor Center was thrilled to be able to fulfill one of its longtime goals: to host a course for tour guides as part of the continuing education program of the Ministry of Tourism. Every year, tour guides have to take a day-long course to update their knowledge and to renew their license. […]

The “Marathon” Pilgrimage

The “Marathon” Pilgrimage

Last month Friends of Saxum Italy took part in the 9th annual Jerusalem Marathon as part of their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Last month Friends of Saxum Italy took part in a most original trip to the Holy Land – combining a traditional pilgrimage experience with the 9th annual Jerusalem Marathon. Some pilgrims on […]

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