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Garden Tomb

Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem 91193, Israel
+972 2-539-8100
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I hope I can visit it every time every day I have no words to explain ,Jerusalem I issued I was... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
loran-t-a
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Wonderful Place for Christans to visit.

The tomb and area to view Golgotha was a highlight of our tour. The volunteer guide was very... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
chabe307
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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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“holy sepulchre” (124 reviews)
“skull hill” (21 reviews)
“damascus gate” (77 reviews)
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Conrad Schick St, Jerusalem 91193, Israel
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I hope I can visit it every time every day I have no words to explain ,Jerusalem I issued I was born in this place

Thank loran-t-a
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The tomb and area to view Golgotha was a highlight of our tour. The volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Our group was allowed to have communion and a time to pray and sing several hymns after the tour.

Thank chabe307
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were a large group - 50 people. They provided us with a guide and a place to worship. This is a well managed site that really gives a good impression of the tomb that Jesus may have been buried in.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 30 September 2016

As we booked by the tour, Garden Tomb arranged a pastor to lead us visiting the place. Thanks God that the pastor is Singaporean and we may have Cantonese explanation. It is rare. Most churches are full of human decoration & buildings, and some churches...More

Thank 22CHAN135
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a special treat to not be bombarded with crass religious pageantry. Pleasant tour guided by Andrew Luke from South Africa. After seeing skull caves in limestone above noisy bus terminal area we enjoyed the Protestant view of the tomb, garden and wine press. Then...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our tour guide Edgar was a sweetheart who provided a tour to match where we were coming from, an evangelical perspective. We learned much and were even able to take communion as a group. Very meaningful on so many levels. Definitely worth the stop.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Archeologists have pretty much proved there is no real claim to this being the actual site but it's nice for the Protestants to have something. :) And certainly much more like what we all wish the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was like! The gift...More

1  Thank turkkizi34
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Group of 48 with tour guide. First to arrive and got the chance to feel the serenity of the place before the crowds come in. There is a briefing session, explaining why this is the most probable site. Some of my questions on the crucifixion...More

Thank Flyingbert
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I visited Jerusalem just to visit the Garden Tomb and was not disappointed. Very peaceful, probably loveliest area there.

Thank Beliz M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wonderful. Everything I'd thought it would be! You actually get to see Golgatha -- I had no idea you could still see it present day! It very clearly looks like a skull. They have done a wonderful job with the garden. It was so peaceful...More

Thank Jennjofosho
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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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