I don’t own the rights to these photos.
These are 100 old slides of the Holy Land I found in a pawnshop in Laval, France.

City wall with citadel at night.

The Church of all Nations & the Mount of Olives.

Chapel of the Ascension.

Church of Pater Noster.

The Gardens of Gethsemane.

Old olive tree in the Garden of Gethsemane.

The Church of all Nations.

Interior of the Church of Gethsemane.

The Church of Mary Magdalene

Kidron Valley

Hezekiah's tunnel

"Saint Peter's in Gallicantu" church on the ruins

The coenaculum room of the last supper

Tomb of King David

St. Anne's Church

Pool of Bethesda


Lithostrotos. King's Game

Via Dolorosa

Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Exterior

Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Calvary

Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Entrance

The Citadel (David's Tower)

The Golden Gate

The Lion's Gate (St. Stephen's Gate)

Damascus Gate

General View

The Tomb of the Virgin

The Israel Museum. The Shrine of the Book

Interior of the Shrine of the Book

The Shrine of the Book and the Knesset at night

Temple Compound

The Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar)

The Rock of Abraham within the Dome of the Rock

Interior of the Mosque of Omar

The Rock of Abraham

The Mosque of Aksa. Interior

The Western Wall (the Wailing Wall)

The Western Wall (the Wailing Wall)

Model at time of the Second Temple

General view

Church of the Nativity

Basilica of the Nativity. Interior

The Star of Bethlehem

Grotto of the Nativity. The Holy Manger

The sheperd's field

Woman in local dress

Rachel's tomb

View from the air


General view

Mosque of Abraham

Abraham's Grab

The tombs of Isaac and Rebecca

Potter at his work

Glass blowing

General view

General view with Roman Camps

Store houses

Church of St. Lazarus

Tomb of Lazarus

City of Palms

The Jericho excavations

The Mount of Temptation

Place of Baptism

The Dead Sea

General view of Excavations & the Dead Sea

Cave No. 4

Steps leading to 8th Cent. B.C. Cistern

One of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jacob's well. Interior

Samaritans with ancient Torah

Seen from Meggido

Meggido Excavations

The water system

Partial view

The Church of the Annunciation

Mary's well

Kafr Kana

General view

The peaceful Sea of Galilee

Boating on the Sea of Galilee

The Sea of Galilee Sunrise

Ancient synagogue

Relief de l'Arche de l'Eternel

Church of St. Peter's Primacy

The Loaves and the Fishes. Part of Byzantine mosain floor

Mount of the Beatitudes


View from the Jezreel valley

Gate of the wind. 12th cent.

General view

City wall

General view

Ancient Roman capital

Crusader's city wall

Inscription of Pountus Pilate

Ancient theatre

Bird's eye view

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