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Saxum Visitor Center

Saxum Visitor Center

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.

It includes the following services for the visitors’ use:

  • Multimedia Tour: the Visitor Center features maps and models, descriptions of the Holy Sites over different time periods, and touchscreens and 4D projections about the Holy Land’s heritage.
  • Chapel: Saxum has a chapel where Mass can be celebrated and where confessionals are also available. The chapel has a capacity of 80.
  • Lecture Hall: The multi-purpose room holds 80 people and is designed for lectures, gatherings or events that promote intercultural dialogue and peace.
  • Café (coming soon): If you would like to take a break after your visit to Saxum, the café offers coffee and snacks.

The Visitor Center is also an information point for the Emmaus Trail and offers courses for tour guides.

The historic and architectural research has been developed in collaboration with The Polis Institute of Languages and Humanities.

Saxum Conference Center

The Saxum Conference Center offers a peaceful environment especially designed for spiritual retreats, formation course as well as academic and cultural seminars and conferences. It provides 43 single rooms, a chapel, and common areas such as a dining room and classrooms.

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