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Skull Hill (Golgotha)

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Address: Jerusalem, Israel

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Golgotha lost its nose when we were there!

The nose is missing on skull hill due to a tremendous thunder and lightening snow storm the night before. The rock fell away the morning we visited this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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McDonough, Georgia
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McDonough, Georgia
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356 reviews 356 reviews
136 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The nose is missing on skull hill due to a tremendous thunder and lightening snow storm the night before. The rock fell away the morning we visited this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

power of the cross ,salvation realm,out of the city as written in the bible quiet place worthy to view experiencing the places of Christ impact to spiritual life best for churches , groups even families to experience the life of Christ on earth

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

No one is really sure where this ancient site is, but this is a great possibility surrounded by an amazing garden. It is still worth a visit

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San Diego, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We visited this site 4/11/14 along with the nearby Garden Tomb. I found the arguments for its historicity convincing. First, it is definitely OUTSIDE the old city walls, as stated in the Bible, while it is highly unlikely that the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was ever outside the city walls, there is no evidence of walls near it and... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I went on my own at dawn with the Holy Sepucher almost to myself - with the smell of incense and the chanting of monks - this was truly memorable. One can touch the rock of Golgotha through a hole under the altar, and touch time, space and history. Unique and unforgettable

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Bozeman, Montana
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24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just a short walk from the Damascus Gate, there is a bus station and the hill that some people believe is "Golgotha" - where Jesus was crucified. The adjacent Garden Tomb is one of the most peaceful religious sites in or near Jerusalem. At the Garden Tomb entrance, I recommend accepting the offer of a free guided tour. Let them... More 

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Newent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were volunteers here for 2 months - such an amazing place! Hearing hymns being sung in so many different languages and meeting people from all over the world was such a brilliant experience. The one thing that kept being commented on by visitors was the fact that it is such a simple place after all the ornate icons of... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We visited the Garden a Tomb and Skull Hill. The visit was a bit rushed as we were late and the shock of sitting looking at what some people think was Golgotha left one unsure and perplexed. There is a bus stop in front of it and a cemetery on top. Whether or not it is the actual place where... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

I took people over there to visit the sight because I am a guide and when we enter to the garden tomb we get a guide to show us the sight . It is a nice area but we leave it to people to decide if they believe what they see !!

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Port Arthur, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Go to the Garden tomb and you will see this skull hill outside the Garden tomb. It's a bus stop now but u can see in old pictures and even today, the hill looks like a skull! Different people argue both I believe this is the correct location where Christ was placed on the cross. Decide for yourselves the truth... More 

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