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“All the first "alia"' all the famose ones how started this greate cantry are here” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Cemetery

The Old Cemetery
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Galilee Jewish Heritage Tour From Tel Aviv
Ranked #70 of 258 things to do in Tel Aviv
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Owner description: It's also known as the old Trumpeldor cemetery.
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“All the first "alia"' all the famose ones how started this greate cantry are here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

the sementery is in good condision. It is recomended to visit ther with a guaid, how can explain every thing, and tell you the thru story behinde every stone. it is sad to visit a sementery but "how dosnt know his past his future is in the mist"

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Tel Aviv History, pardon the pun, comes alive here.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

As somebody said,, all the "streets" of Tel Aviv can be found here, and other famous residents, too.

But the most moving part are the graves of all the unknown soldiers who died in local battles in the War of Indpendence. Young boys and girls who went into the army, literally, right off of the ship. There was no system of dog tags and IDs then, everything moved way to fast. Far too many such graves. :(

Visited May 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“no need to be visiting once in lifetime...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

you never get a free yard for yourself there - as the list was closed long time ago.
if you ever go to travel there- insist to have a guide with a knoledge of at least 100 stories of the inhabiters and their family's.
if you got one - take a video cam. with you.

one can have his 1st degree in history just of this small cemetary !

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New York City, New York
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“A well preserved piece of recent history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Best to take the guided tour - and get the one that spells out all the juicy stuff of early tel aviv days: the romance, the drama, the artists' cafe's and the stories of Alexander Penn

Visited December 2011
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Tel Aviv
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“All the Streets of Tel Aviv are Buried There”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

The cemetery on Trumpeldor Street contains many of the founding father and mothers of the city. It is small but filled with stories. Admittedly I'm prejudiced because I do have a few relatives there.

Visited July 2012
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