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Ben Gurion Tomb

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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A cultivated desert garden where the graves of the former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula sit at the edge of a steep cliff overlooking the magnificent landscape of the Zin Canyon and the Avdat highlands. The paths leading...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9 Miles North of Avdat on Route 40 | Sde Boker Cementry, Sde Boker 8499300, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hot desert tomb - beautiful view of the surrounding area near the Gurions tomb. There were quite a few stones that people have put on the tombs.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank darrenlynellr
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Great view over the Zin Valley easy to access. Plenty of shade and grass to rest or play with the kids. Plus given honor ti the first prime minister of Israel David Ben Gurion and his wife Polla.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NegevJ
Reviewed August 6, 2019

The Ben-Gurion Tomb is impressive and his legacy to Israel monumental,least of which is his belief that the Negev could be tamed.A branch of Ben Gurion University is found at Sde Boker specialising in studies of the desert,solar energy and many related issues. This is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Steve J
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

David ben Gurion and his wife ‘s tomb are in a quiet place , views are magnificent. Ibex are all around. We are in the pure nature. During summer temperatures are vey high be aware. Not too much to do around just to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nath1607
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We remrmber stopping at the Ben Gurion tomb on every school trip, yet it was nice to stop there again as grownups.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank michalzack
Reviewed January 5, 2019

The trip to BenGurion's tomb, and to the Negev is a necessary part of understanding the Israeli viewpoint, he shows determination, hope, and humor. The overlook into Sde Boker is a necessary insight into this world leader.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob I
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Other than the historical significance of those buried here (David and Pola Ben Gurion), the grounds on which the tombs lie are very nice and well maintained, full of grass, trees and flowers. And there are many Ibixes (mountain goats) running around, eating from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank igal27
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is a nice stop in the Negev Desert. Just all around good place to visit. Beautiful views, we saw several desert sheep there, toilet/restroom break, and history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CruellaDenver
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

You walj along a path and in the left there is grassland where you will see many Ibex. That alone us worth the visit. Next you walk to the graves, which are prisinte and in the niddle if a small pice of land. On the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brad B
Reviewed June 15, 2018

A great visit to Ben Gurion's tomb, home and gardens. The view from the burial place is breath taking. If you can visit do not miss this place.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Even on Saturday, it will take about two hours to get there from Jerusalem via Kiryat Gat and Beer Sheeba. If you will drive down to the Dead Sea, along it and up through Dimona to Sde Boker, it will take close to three... More