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Beautiful Spiritual Experience

Our group had communion in the grounds of the Garden Tomb. It was a truly uplifting spiritual... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bjbryan2018
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Atlanta, Georgia
Nice but quick

We went to the Garden tomb on our last days of the tour. Try to, if on at tour schedule, do it in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David O
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Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this Christian holy site is a perfect place for prayer and contemplation.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group had communion in the grounds of the Garden Tomb. It was a truly uplifting spiritual experience.

1  Thank bjbryan2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Garden tomb on our last days of the tour. Try to, if on at tour schedule, do it in th beginning or middle. You won’t get the modified version and have to race back to your hotel and then the airport....More

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide we had was great! Well explained purpose of the place and we enjoyed communion there. After visiting Church of the Sepulchre we had some debate over where the real tomb is.

Thank Lethumusa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

According to our crack guide this is not the tomb of Jesus. It was annointed as such by British General Gordon who later me his fate in the siege of Khartoum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden tomb was enough to bring tears to my eyes. If you are religious, the thoughts that come to mind when you envision what happened hear 2000 years ago are indescribable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this area as part of a tour group from a church in the US and we thought it was one of the prettiest places we visited . Our tour guide from the garden was a man who is legally blind but his lack...More

1  Thank DTSAlabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the ultimate experience of Jeruslem for evangelical Christians. It is the proposed alternate location of Joseph of Aramathea's tomb where Jesus was laid. The site has been developed with donations and volunteers guide you through the gardens. There are many chapel settings and...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without question this is among the ultimate have to places to visit on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Gordon’s Tomb or The Garden Tomb offers an authentic burial site and therefore resurrection site for Jesus. The staff always make you welcome and speak reverentially of the...More

Thank Caerphillyshepherd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park-like beauty of this space is a far cry from the mobs of people at the Church of the Holy Seplucher, the other place declaring to be the place of Jesus's crucifixion and burial. I prefer this tomb site for a group to have...More

1  Thank Randall B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A much greater impact than the church site. The docent was Enthusiastic and authentic. He told a great story and emphasized that we do not worship 'the site' but rather the person. In this case the site helps us to personally relate to the event....More

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clarissapg2018
24 February 2018|
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Response from Jeremy_C_MH | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its easier from Damascus Gate - just go directly opposite the Damascus gate; and there are a couple of bakeries opposite, pick up their local bagel or two, its very nice and tasty.
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Leslie B
12 February 2018|
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Response from jamesl5566 | Reviewed this property |
Inside a compound with a gate/entrance. Has specified opening hrs. They say free entry, but donation appreciated.
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5 January 2017|
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Response from Homiletical | Reviewed this property |
You are really missing out if you skip the tour. Since the tour is free and only takes about 20 minutes, there is no reason to by pass it. It will help you to understand what you are looking at and why this site is so... More
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