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Garden Tomb

Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem, Israel
00 972 2 6272745
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Ranked #10 of 180 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Traveler Description:   Although it has a natural garden that has been there for thousands of years (it is watered by an underground spring-see Joh 19:41 “Now in the place... more »
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

The people who ran the Garden Tomb were so warm and kind. We really enjoyed how peaceful it was--a good spot for Christians visiting Jerusalem to reflect and ponder.

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Anderson, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

A very pleasant garden-like site that gives a good case for this really being the site of Jesus' burial and resurrection. The place of "the skull", though possibly coincidence, is compelling, and the burial site with remains of a track where a stone once could have closed the tomb. All subjective, of course, but it is more compelling to be... More

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Warwickshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Like most of Jerusalem it gets busy and hot. Go early to get the best experience. Essential to take a local guide.

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Greenville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

What a great place to visit, I was lucky and got to go into the tomb all alone (in between big groups of other tourists there), I was in the tomb for about 10 minutes just by myself...it was like a little gift from God. Some people think this is and some think this is not the tomb where Jesus... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Hidden away between a bus station and the madness of the city's traffic is this hidden gem. Well curated by knowlegable guides it is a peaceful sanctuary well worth visiting. Compelling evidence suggests that this is the real deal.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Beautiful experience, it becomes very alive that Jesus has risen and the Thomb is empty! Nice opportunity for communion fellowship! Cheap shopping in the shop.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A beautiful relaxing and spiritual haven in the midst of the chaos. Well worth the visit, close to Damascus gate outside the walls.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I first visited the Garden Tomb about thirty years ago. It was very basic back then, but still a very moving experience. It is more developed now, but that development has not detracted from the experience. I recommend a visit unless you will not countenance that maybe the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is not the actual site a Calvary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

You can see the place of the skull. Think this is the real deal. Also peaceful and beautiful. there's an old well and an old cistern there. Argues for authenticity.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nobody claims that this is the place where Jesus died, was buried and rose again but if it isn't the place it is a first class visual aid! The place is quiet and tranquil despite the fact that is adjacent to a busy bus station. Christians from all over the world go there to pray, praise and break bread. The... More

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