This page lists the most popular sites in BibleWalks.com
The list of popular sites is based on a Webtrends analysis, and is ordered in ascending popularity order (top is the most popular).
Report Range: 1/2/2011 – 24/2/2011
To see more of the popular site, click on its header.
#1 Mount of Olives (3.8%) (most popular) Mount of Olives
Mount of Olives is the hill facing the old city of Jerusalem, on the eastern side of Kidron creek. It is a Holy place, referred in the Old and New Testaments. It is dominated by a large cemetery on its slopes.
2 Samuel 15: 30: And David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, and wept as he went up…”
#2 Sepulcher (2.9%) Church of Holy Sepulchre
One of the most holiest churches, located in Jerusalem at the traditional site of Golgotha – the place of Jesus Crucifixion and burial.
Matthew 27: 33, 60: “And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha….And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed”
#3 Capernaum (2.8%) Capernaum
This village is on the northern side of Sea of Galilee, and was the center of the activities of Jesus and his town during that time. A grand 4th century AD Synagogue was excavated, which stood over the Synagogue from the time of Jesus.
Matthew 4:13: “And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim”
#4 Via Dolorosa (2.8%) Via Dolorosa
Via Dolorosa (“Way of Grief” in Latin) is a road in the old city of Jerusalem, a path where Jesus was lead in agony, carrying the crucifixion cross. There are a total of 14 stations along this path.
Luke 23, 26: “And as they led him away…”
#5 Jerusalem (2.4% of total viewed pages) Jerusalem
The Holy City of Jerusalem is for 3000 years the capital of the Israelites, Jewish Kingdom and State of Israel.
Psalms 122:2: “Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem”.
#6 Elijah – Info page (2.4%) Elijah
One of the most important Biblical prophets. Lived in the 9th century BC during the years of King Ahab and queen Jezebel.
#7 Jerusalem Gallery (2.2%) Jerusalem Sites Gallery
This page summarizes the sites that are reviewed in the area of the old city of Jerusalem.
#8 Sea of Galilee (2.0%) Sea of Galilee
This sweet water lake is located in the west side of the Galilee, a major source of water supply, center of tourism, and rich with history.
#9 Yardenit (2.0%) Yardenit
Yardenit baptismal is a popular site in the south end of the Sea of Galilee. At this site, or to the south of this site, was the place where Jesus was baptized by John the baptist, an important event in the life of Jesus.
Matthew 3 13: “Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John”.
#10 Roman Roads – info page (1.8%) Roman Roads
This page summarizes the sites that feature Roman roads.
“All roads lead to Rome.”
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This page was last updated on Aug 16, 2011