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Garden Tomb

Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem 91193, Israel
+972 2-539-8100
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Our Group Celebrated Holy Communion

By prearrangement we were able to tour the Garden Tomb and celebrate Holy Communion as a group. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Davann123
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Jacksonville, Florida
Nice Visit

This is a nice place to visit and I usually always take my tour groups here. However, the guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WeatherNole
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Athens, Alabama
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Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this holy site for Christians is a popular place for prayer and meditation.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem 91193, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

By prearrangement we were able to tour the Garden Tomb and celebrate Holy Communion as a group. It was very meaningful to see the empty tomb and to celebrate the Resurrection with communion

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice place to visit and I usually always take my tour groups here. However, the guide that we had this time was overly confident in the authenticity of the location of Jesus' burial. For me, that was a turn off. I still...More

Thank WeatherNole
Reviewed 3 days ago

A number of visitors have queried the authenticity of this site, some preferring the Church of the Holy Sepulchre as the site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial. But who knows? It is an interesting theory that the rock face that is visible from the Garden...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although the exact location of Jesus' tomb is likely unknown, this site will touch you and give you an idea of what Jesus' tomb was like. You will see a beautiful garden tomb, and, if you would like, you can take communion (free of charge)...More

Thank OptionRight
Reviewed 1 week ago

This to me was a very peaceful place where I shared communion with my tour family and I felt the presence of God.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the few spots where you can see with your own eyes as depicted in the Bible. Loved it. Be sure to grab a volunteer so they can show you the site and its history.

Thank gruley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited as part of a pilgrimage. The whole experience was tacky. The "place of the skull" was overlooked by a bus station, there was rubbish at the base of the cliff and I did not appreciate being preached at by the guide. Give it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Garden Tomb was a highlight of our trip to Jerusalem. The people who manage the site do an excellent job, and we thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful spirit of the place. It allowed us a better opportunity to ponder Jesus and his mission than some...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love to visit the garden tomb. Though we don't know for sure if this or Holy Sepulchre is the exact spot where Jesus was buried we know it is the vicinity and this garden gives a sense of what it may have been...More

1  Thank musicteach2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was really lovely to stumble upon this famous site as we were tired and fed up of fighting through damascus gates, as it was ramadam and it was very busy with people. Extremely friendly man on the front desk. thankyou for your help. the guides...More

1  Thank fl0rence67
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Christian Wayne L
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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yvonne K
8 March 2016|
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Response from janadair | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Garden Tomb with a group of 45. All the plans were made for us. The guide who walked us thru the garden was Caesar. He was excellent. If you go to the Garden Tomb web site you will find information on how... More
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annetteelizabeth
11 May 2015|
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Response from Chin-Won L |
Hello! Thank you for your interest in the Garden Tomb. Your group is welcome to have communion service at the Garden Tomb. We strongly encourage to book in advance via our website's bookings page. Thank you and we hope to... More
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