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“Perfect place for quiet reflection and prayer” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb
Ranked #11 of 301 things to do in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for Christians is a popular place for prayer and meditation.
Dundee, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Perfect place for quiet reflection and prayer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

The spring is perhaps the best time to visit, as the smells of the flowers and plants are strongest then. The atmosphere of the garden though whenever visited, is evocative and special and as the sun lights up the empty tomb, the effect is breathtaking.

Visited April 2013
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“Oasis in the Midst of Chaos”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

Take a few moments to enjoy the tranquility of the Garden Tomb. A great area for meditation. Owned & operated by the U.K., this is a not-to-be-missed site in Jerusalem. The gift shop has some reasonably-priced unique items, and the staff is very helpful & friendly.

Visited November 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“A peaceful place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

This place managed by British volunteers gives a real sense of peace and tranquility. It is a beautiful garden with trees and flowers and quiet areas to contemplate. Entering the old tomb gives a real feeling about the place. Since History cannot be accurate, this garden is as close to being what you would expect.

Visited November 2013
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Dunedin, Florida
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“Not to be missed for the Christian pilgrim”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

Beautifuk park like area where Jesus may have been crucified and interred. Many tourist groups here prayings and singing. Excellent gift shop with good dollar conversion exchange. Good place to reflect upon the Lord's place in one's life.

Visited November 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Highlight of Holy Land tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

The value of the Garden Tomb is the opportunity to slow down, meditate and feel like you are in a sacred place. The evidence that it holds the actual tomb of Christ is less important than what I felt stirring in my heart. Give yourself a couple hours to slow down and reflect on His sacrifice for us.

Visited November 2013
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