What is this Holy Land? Holy Land stretches from Egypt to Syria Holy to four faiths Living faiths are part of the land Nowhere on earth is more sanctified than the segment of the Middle East known as the Holy Land. In this sacred space, the main monotheistic faiths believe, God entered into a relationship with the human race. In this land lie the ruins of the world’s oldest civilisations. Its strategic location, at the junction of Africa, Asia and Europe, made it a corridor between East and West — and a much-trampled prize for conquering armies. Much blood has been spilt on its holy ground.