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Address: Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: +972 5398100
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 11:45 am
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for...

Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for Christians is a popular place for prayer and meditation.

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"THE" Tomb? Does it really matter?

A serene place to gather and worship or just collect your thoughts. I doubt this was the tomb, but who knows. Bottom line, it was one like this.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A serene place to gather and worship or just collect your thoughts. I doubt this was the tomb, but who knows. Bottom line, it was one like this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was perhaps one of my most favourite places in Jerusalem. It's beautiful & quiet...the gardens are beautifully kept & the gardeners are lovely to talk to if you have the time :) I had such a deep sense of peace when I sat in this place. I was awestruck by the tomb with the glorious words on the door... More 

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Thank Nicky B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the garden tomb. It is a week maintained garden with very helpful staff. There is no charge only a suggestion for donations. There is a very nice gift shop for keepsakes. We didn't go into the tomb because there was a big line. My suggestion is to go early to avoid the long lines.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let's just say - this place made the most sense - in comparison to the Holy Sepulchre. But go - sit in the garden - be quiet - enter the tomb - be quiet… and let me know what you think.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Entrance to the Garden Tomb - which is a 7-10 minute walk from Damascus Gate, Jerusalem - is free. This is a beautiful garden, an oasis of calm in a hectic city - full of inspiration biblical quotes - from which you can see Golgotha (skull cave) although this has eroded somewhat, from a viewing platform. There is space to... More 

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California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go out of the Damascus Gate and go a few hundred meters to the location. The walled off area is peaceful garden in a bustling city. The 'skull' is very disappointing and could not have been around for two thousand years especially if that is an active quarry as our guide stated. The tomb was interesting but the comments of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such a amazing experience. It is difficult to put into words. Life changing memories are made here in the quiet of your heart. The volunteer staff on hand is very knowledgeable and accommodating to questions and needs. We loved our time here. You will see groups softly singing together or sharing in the Lord's Supper. It is just... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful and holy spot is quite a contrast to the hustle bustle and noise of the old city behind the walls, even though it is only steps away. Local volunteer hosts show you the garden in a perfect manner (our guide was Vik from Sweeden) and provide context, insights, and testimony. Do it.

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Bexley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden Tomb is located near the Damascus Gate. The gardens themselves are beautiful with seats for those who want to sit and reflect. The garden itself is wheelchair accessible but the tomb itself isn't. You enter the tomb through a hole in the rocks but there is really only enlugh room for one or two people at a time.... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful garden setting which seems much more like the setting must have been in which Mary first saw the resurrected Jesus than the enclosed and congested Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Highly recommended

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