The sacred Scala (Holy Stairs), according to Christian tradition, the steps that led to praetorium of Pontius Pilate in Jerusalem, that Jesus Christ was placed on for his passion in his essay. The stairs were brought to Rome by the famous St. Helena in the fourth century. For centuries, the Scala Santa has attracted Christian pilgrims who wished to honor the passion of Jesus. Twenty-eight consists of white marble steps, now encased by wooden steps, located in a building that incorporates the old palace of the later, in front of the Basilica of San Juan later. They are located next to a church employee who was brought from the land of Mount Calvary. The stairs leading to holy sites Sanctorum (English: Holy of Holier), the personal chapel of the popes in the early palace later, known as the chapel of St. Lawrence. Holidays in the city of Rome.
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