Special Christian places are also known as places of pilgrimage. Christians believe pilgrimage can help them develop spiritually and bring them closer to God.
What is a pilgrimage?
A journey of spiritual importance
A rite of passage
A place which marks the birth of a religion's founder
Why is Bethlehem important for Christians?
It is where Jesus died
It is where the Holy Spirit visited the disciples
It is where Jesus was born
What do many Christian pilgrims do in Bethlehem?
Visit the tomb where Jesus was buried
Visit the Church of the Nativity
Walk by the Dead Sea
What happened in Nazareth?
Mary was told by the angel Gabriel that she would become the mother of Jesus
Jesus was taken up into Heaven
The Holy Spirit visited the disciples
Why do Christians like to visit places where special religious events happened?
So they can take nice photographs
To spend a lot of money
It helps them to understand their faith better and to feel closer to God
What happened in the Garden of Gethsemane?
Jesus prayed before his arrest
Jesus was crucified
Jesus ascended into Heaven
Why do Christians walk the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem?
To visit the place where Peter was killed
To remember the route Jesus took on the way to his crucifixion
To remember Jesus's birth
Which places make up the Holy Land?
London, Rome, Bethlehem
Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Rome, Nazareth
How many saints are believed to be buried on Bardsey Island?
How many visits to St David's is equal to a visit to Rome for Christians?