Orlando, Florida: The Holy Land Experience (Closed)

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Directions:
I-4 to Exit 78 - old exit 31a.
Hours:
Closed forever April 2020.
Status:
Closed

Holy Land Experience.

The Holy Land Experience

"Visit Jerusalem in Orlando!" proclaim promos for this 15-acre replica land of the Bible. Costumed historical interpreters, New Testament landmarks.

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Holy Land Experience to add "Scriptorium"

Orlando, FL's controversial Christian theme park plans to expand and create a Scriptorium, which will house the world's largest assemblage of rare and sacred Biblical artifacts. Expect the collection, which already has HLE critics complaining, to open in 2002.

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[08/19/2001] Complete News Story

What Would Jesus Do?

The Holy Land Experience, the 15-acre park theme park that opened earlier this year in south Orlando, will have to pay property taxes just like any other tourist attraction. The Orange County Property Appraiser's Office has denied a request from the operators of the Christian theme park, who said they deserved exemption as a religious and educational institution.

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[07/07/2001] Complete News Story

Protests Means Publicity and Profits For Holy Land Experience

According to The Wall Street Journal, the new Holy Land Experience theme park has benefitted greatly from the controversy surrounding the Orlando, FL park's opening in February. According to founder, Rev....

[03/11/2001] Complete News Story

Orlando's Holy Land Experience opens to Jewish protests

A controversial Biblical theme park will open on Monday, February 5, in close proximity to Disney World. The Holy Land Experience, a 15-acre, $16 million attraction about the Old and New Testament, has been funded and built by Zion's Hope, a "Jews for Jesus"-type ministry....

[02/04/2001] Complete News Story


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