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Address: Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: +972 5398100
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Description: Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for...
Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for Christians is a popular place for prayer and meditation.
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The possible burial site of Jesus

It is a lovely place to visit. The gardens are beautiful and give the impression that this could be the burial place of Jesus. It has a tomb and that could possibly date back to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

It is a lovely place to visit. The gardens are beautiful and give the impression that this could be the burial place of Jesus. It has a tomb and that could possibly date back to the 1st century. Even if it is not the actual tomb, it gives the idea of what it would have been like. A guide explains... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Some say Jesus was crucified and burried where the Church of the Holy Sepulchre stands, others say it is here at the Garden Tomb. Is it relevant? Personally I don't like all these religious places like the Church of the Holy Sepulchre: too religious, too crowded, too over the top. On the other hand the Garden Tomb is a quiet... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Garden Tomb is also said to be one of the tombs where Jesus was placed after his death. A good place to visit. It is quiet and peaceful.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It seems that now-ancient churches were built on every significant site in Jerusalem, so that a visit to a site becomes a visit to a really old church (albeit significant and beautiful). What I loved and appreciated about the Garden Tomb is that it is still outdoors and not built-over.

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely cared for gardens and you can see the whole place in 20 minutes but it is a nice space to sit and enjoy the gardens in peace. It's free entry and in the east of Jerusalem.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a great place to go to, is this Jesus' tomb? I am not sure! God knows. But it is an amazing place to go to for reflection and peace. We had communion when we went there. Much quieter than the other attractions.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Incredible that this tomb is used to store ladders. Seriously. Fine to visit of course and it's right next to the Church of All Nations, which is excellent. Just don't expect much from the place. Try to pair your visit here to a time when the Church of Mary Magdeline is open (very rarely) to make it more worth your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

They let visitors go in and see what a 1st Century tomb looked like and that was likely the site where Jesus' lay. Totally awesome!

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This site is believed to have been the tomb in which Jesus' body was laid, and from which He rose from the dead. Words are inadequate to describe the experience of being here! Our group had the holy privilege of celebrating Holy Communion at an alter nearby!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Was Jesus born here? Can't say for sure though many say its a stretch. There's a lot of land here but very little is done with it. Just the tomb, a regular garden and a gift shop. Hopefully more is added in the future.

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