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“graves everywhere!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Kidron Valley

Kidron Valley
Behind Old City Walls (in direction of Mount of Olives), Jerusalem, Israel
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Ranked #64 of 174 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Historic Sites, Valleys, Outdoors
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Owner description: Separating the City of Jerusalem and Mount of Olives, this valley contains many ancient tombs such as those of Absalom, St. James, St. Zacharias and Jehoshaphat.
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“graves everywhere!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

I understand that history describes the valley as full of olive trees etc, but it is now sadly just a huge grave yard, on one side its a Jewish cemetery, and on the other a Muslim one.

Alas, it is a place to visit as it is full of history, and there are a couple of historical tombs that are actually worth visiting!

Visited October 2012
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“Worth seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

If you are around and interested in Archaeology. This area has some interesting samples of Roman graves, same as you can see when traveling to Roma.
A nice walk is from Mount of Olives , to the Kidron and then into the old city.

Visited November 2011
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