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Review of The Garden Tomb

The Garden Tomb
Ranked #13 of 319 things to do in Jerusalem
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Owner description: Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this Christian holy site is a perfect place for prayer and contemplation.
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This site was located very near our hotel and was our last port of call in Jerusalem. We were glad to have left this to the end and were impressed with the local guide who led us through the site and then left our group to have a time of communion in a small chapel.
I like that they are not dogmatic that 'this must be the site' but passionate that this could be the site. The site is very well presented and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Understanding this to be a relatively "recent" discovery in Middle East terms which may or may not be the garden tomb referred to in the New Testament of the Bibe it at the very least gives a wonderful understanding of what a garden tomb of a wealthy family of the times would have been like.

And wonderfully free of tourist "hoopla"!

1  Thank leeg1210
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This location is another version of where Jesus was buried. Some experts argue that this place is more appropriate as the Great Tomb because it is close to the Hill of the Skull. Coupled with other evidence where in this park there is a wine garden and water wells. Here we also hold the Lord's Supper service in memory of Jesus' death and resurrection. I felt something different because it was where the memorial of Jesus' death occurred.

For Christians who believe that Jesus has risen, following the tradition of remembering Jesus in the sanctuary such as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher or in the beautiful Garden Tomb is not something to be contradicted by one another. Because there is something bigger than that when celebrating Easter. The conviction was also written in the grave site at the Garden Tomb

2  Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place led by wonderful guides. Very serene and touching. I highly recommend visiting if in Jerusalem.

1  Thank Rhonda411
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Beautiful gardens. A chance to reflect.
Peace in the hustle and bustle of Jerusalem
Great bookshop.
Free to enter - they ask for donations

Thank embejay
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