Restored shrine reopens in Jerusalem

A ceremony is held after Jesus's burial site in Jerusalem after nine months of restoration that cost US$3.3 million (S$4.6 million).
The ornate shrine surrounding what is believed to be the tomb of Jesus Christ was reopened in Jerusalem yesterday following months of delicate restoration work. Religious leaders opened the ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the s
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The ornate shrine surrounding what is believed to be the tomb of Jesus Christ was reopened in Jerusalem yesterday following months of delicate restoration work. Religious leaders opened the ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified and buried.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2017, with the headline 'Restored shrine reopens in Jerusalem'. Print Edition | Subscribe