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“Could be here or there is argument that the Garden tomb is the correct location- see both tombs and decide for yourselves” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Christ's Tomb

Christ's Tomb
Jerusalem, Israel (Givat Ram)
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Ranked #37 of 175 Attractions in Jerusalem
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, also called the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre, or the Church of the Resurrection by Eastern Christians, is a church within the Christian Quarter of the walled Old City of Jerusalem. It is a few steps away from the Muristan. The site is venerated as Golgotha (the Hill of Calvary), where Jesus was crucified, and is said also to contain the place where Jesus was buried (the Sepulchre). A trend among visitors to the spot (standing outside the Church) is to applaud loudly during the ringing of bells. This is to recognize the unique beauty of the Church and its unique history.
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“Could be here or there is argument that the Garden tomb is the correct location- see both tombs and decide for yourselves”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

There is disagreements where Christ was laid in the tomb- some argue Christ was buried and rose from the grave here or others say it wasnt here but rather in the Garden tomb instead. Personally, I believe the Garden tomb is the correct location but see both locations and decide for yourselves.. Remember its about faith and belief so no person can make u believe its here or it's not here.Check out both locations and make your own decision as to which location is the correct one.

Visited July 2013
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“Prayer, a time of humility”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We waited to "see" the resurrection, well, we relived it in a limited way. Come prepared, be humble, pray, have a devotion and walk away a new person!

Visited March 2013
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“Holy place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

For the me the Christ's Tomb was nothing special.
The place has historical value and it was nice to go there once or twice.
Usually it's a bit crowded, but I like to hear the mess on Easter.

Visited September 2012
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“Central part of visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

For a christian, the place is a must visit and the central part of the visit. The Church is archaic and has a very strong religious flavor. Right time to visit is early morning and evening, when the crowd is less and it is more quiet. The Evening procession at 5pm by the Franciscans is a daily procession that one must take chance to participate in!

Visited June 2013
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“But where?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Both Garden Tomb and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre claim to be authentic, but only one is? Who wants to die and ask Him themself first?

Visited October 2012
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