Hostels for Pilgrims

The first hostels for pilgrims were in operation in Israel for Jewish men who would make their 3 times a year pilgrimage to the Beit ha-Mikdash (a Temple in Jerusalem). By the year 60 CE, one of these hostels offered not only seltter, but also medical help those who needed it.

Date:
      60 CE
Location:
      Israel


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