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What is a holy city?

Some cities shine with a unique intensity – cities considered holy, where the streets seem to echo with countless prayers. But what elevates a city to this sacred status?

Pilgrimages in Judaism

The first temple in Jerusalem was built during the reign of Solomon. From then on, people made regular pilgrimages to offer sacrifices to God at his altars.

Why going on a pilgrimage?

In a way, pilgrimages are as old as mankind. Being at the very base of ancient traditions still practiced and preserved by millions of people, pilgrimages are far from being…

What is a pilgrimage?

The English word pilgrimage comes from the Latin peregrinatio, which strictly translates “to travel abroad,” most of the time to an unknown place.