Part of the cross awarded to Helenas mission was taken to Rome (the other remained in Jerusalem) and, according to tradition, a large part of the remains are preserved in the Basilica of the Holy Cross in the Italian capital.
Can you visit the site where Jesus was crucified?
Its probably a good guess - the site today is inside the walls of the Old City but around the time Christ died it would have been just outside the city. There is a tomb within the walls of the Sepulchre - you can actually go inside it!
Where was the true cross found?
Legend relates that the True Cross was found by St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, during her pilgrimage to the Holy Land about 326. Miracle of the True Cross at the Bridge of San Lorenzo, oil painting by Gentile Bellini, 1500; in the Gallerie dellAccademia, Venice.
When was the true cross found?
The finding of the True Cross, Agnolo Gaddi, Florence, 1380. The term True Cross denotes the actual cross on which Jesus was crucified. According to legend, the True Cross was hidden following Jesus death but was eventually found by Empresss Helena during her fourth century C.E. travels to the Holy Land.