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Jerusalem

The Edicule containing the traditional tomb of Jesus sits beneath a large domed rotunda in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The Edicule containing the traditional tomb of Jesus sits beneath a large domed rotunda in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
A Greek Orthodox youth choir from the town of Beit Sahour sings in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, built on the traditional site where Jesus was born.

A Greek Orthodox youth choir from the town of Beit Sahour sings in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, built on the traditional site where Jesus was born.
Jerusalem Dome of the Rock

Al-Masjid al-Aqsa, meaning "The Furthest Mosque" is one of the three most important sites in Sunni Islam. At its centre is the Dome of the Rock. The entire area takes up one sixth of the walled city of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Western Wall

Tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims congregate at the Western Wall during Passover for the Birkat Kohanim, meaning "Priestly Blessing."
A pre-dawn view from the rooftop of the Sisters of Zion Convent off the Via Dolorosa.

A pre-dawn view from the rooftop of the Sisters of Zion Convent off the Via Dolorosa.
Jordan River

An aerial view of the Jordan River, which lies about 20 miles East of Jerusalem and flows from north of the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea.
Masada

A breathtaking aerial view of Masada, once a mountain fortress built by order of King Herod the Great during the 1st Century BCE.

Jerusalem. Why has it been fought over, destroyed and rebuilt countless times over its 5,000-year history? What made it so important to so many different cultures ? Jerusalem attempts to answer these questions and more as it takes you on a breathtaking and visually stunning tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities.

  • Experience firsthand the vibrance, beauty and rhythms of the Old City.
  • Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home. 
  • Explore the city’s most extraordinary historical sites and understand why Jerusalem became the crossroads of civilization.
  • Immerse yourself in the intersection of science, history and religion in this ancient place.

Filmed for the first time for the Giant Screen, Jerusalem immerses audiences into one of the world's most beloved cities. Join renowned archaeologist Dr. Jodi Magness as she travels underground to solve some of this city’s greatest mysteries. Find out why, after thousands of years, Jerusalem and the Holy Land continue to stir the imagination of billions of people. Unprecedented access to Jerusalem’s most sacred sites creates an intimate and engaging portrait of the city, and stunning, never-before-seen aerial photography will leave you in awe of its beauty and majesty. Jerusalem, a giant screen film by National Geographic, is a unique and stunning cinematic experience.


Running time: 45 minutes.

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