Garden Tomb, Jerusalem

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Believed by many Christians to be the tomb of Jesus Christ, Garden Tomb sits at the edge of a hill that many consider Golgotha, the site mentioned in the Gospels as the location of Jesus' crucifixion. Unearthed in 1864, the site acts as an alternative potential burial and resurrection site to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Group guided tours are available every 30 minutes, or individuals may walk the garden alone. Look for self-guiding leaflets at the information counter. To visit Garden Tomb and other attractions in Jerusalem, use our Jerusalem trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Cried from beginning to the end of touring the garden. Our guide made it even more special with how she took us around and explained everything. The feeling here is so beautiful. You can feel God's pr...  more »
  • This site is too commercialized and is most probably not the actual burial site of Jesus. I would not recommmend it.  more »
  • Here is a garden and winepress and tomb from the first century, amazingly still available to visit today. It is calm, well ordered, attractive with many plants, cleverly designed to distribute visitor...  more »
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  • A priceless opportunity and definitive life moment. I experienced overwhelming inner spiritual confirmation that this is the place where my Lord Jesus Christ was buried and where He was resurrected by the very Spirit that confirms it in my spirit. A moment of strong simultaneous emotions: great sorrow and overflowing joy - co-existing outer tears & previously unknown inner joy. Profound - Never to be forgotten!
  • This site is considered an alternate crucification and burial site for Jesus Christ. There is a mountain side that has resemblance to a skull which may have given rise to the name Golgotha mentioned in the Bible. There is also a cave which may have been used as a tomb. The site is well maintained and does not have the large crowds that visit the traditional site.
  • A must experience to ponder on our Risen Savior. Peaceful and you can take Holy Communion here as well. Too good
  • One of the best kept gardens in Jerusalem! Be sure to spend some time with Jesus!
  • The location is an amazing place. Every details matches the Biblical account in the Gospels. Worth the visit.

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