Posts Tagged ‘Christian shrine’

Tourists banned from sitting on famous Spanish Steps

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Tourists are now forbidden from sitting on the Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti, better known around the world as the Spanish Steps. A police regulation has been introduced this northern summer instructing visitors against “sitting down by consuming food or drinks on a historical heritage property, Read more

Israeli forest fire spares Christian shrine

Monday, July 29th, 2019

A forest fire in northern Israel that threatened a church where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place was extinguished without the shrine being damaged, firefighters said Sunday. The fire on Mount Tabor, where the Basilica of the Transfiguration is located, broke out Thursday and had been put out late Friday, but “small fires Read more