Ephesus

This was once a thriving city.  St. Paul wrote a letter to the Christian community.  The 4th Gospel is believed to have been written here.  It is one of the seven churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation.  One of the great councils of the Church was held here.

Ephesus

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Jerusalem

Underneath the convent of the Sisters of Sion in Jerusalem is found a cistern, the lithostrotos (Roman paving) and possibly the place where Jesus was tried by Pontius Pilate.

The cistern