Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Founded by Constantine in the 4th century, this historic church shelters the holiest site in all Christendom: the tomb where Jesus Christ was buried and rose from the dead. It is shared by several denominations.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248814
Names
Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre
Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Timeline

30 CE

Crucifixion of Jesus in Jerusalem