Holy Land Pilgrimage - Emmaus

The Church of Saint John the Baptist in Ein Karem, Jerusalem, marks his birthplace.

Zechariah's prophecy, Luke 1:68-79, is written in different languages in the courtyard around the church.

Pilgrims read the prophecy aloud in English and in Korean.

Inside the Church of Saint John the Baptist.

A baptismal font inside the Church of Saint John the Baptist.

John the Baptist's birthplace.

The Catholic Community of the Beatitudes cares for Emmaus-Nicopolis.

The site includes ruins from the Roman and Byzantine periods.

Mosaic tile at the site.

Picture yourself with Jesus on the Road to Emmaus.

At the traditional tomb of prophet Samuel, pilgrims pray for peace.

Nebi Samuel, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, is the traditional tomb of prophet. There is a synagogue and a mosque on the site.

The site includes ruins from the Hasmonean period through the time of the Crusaders.