King David's Tomb, Jerusalem

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Visit the site of King David's Tomb, traditionally seen as the final resting place of the King of Israel. Nestled in a ground-floor room of an ancient, delapidated Byzantine church, it is not known whether the site is the real burial place of King David, or a cenotaph. Nevertheless, the church and sarcophagus, covered with a blue velvet cloth, are still revered by Jewish worshippers from all around the world, who come here to pay their respects to the legendary king. King David's Tomb is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Jerusalem Edition.
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  • A partiton divides the tomb into two sections for male and female visitors. If you are not religious and have a tight schedule, you could give it a miss.  more »
  • The Tomb of David, the Holy Mother of the Church, is the king of Ancient Israel, the king of the dress Higashitotsuka. It is said that David Wang Shan the piano, and in the light of the year, he was the destroyer of Saul. The horse on the floor is God's Last Supper.
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  • Starting from Dung gate to get to along direction Jaffa so little effort to take a right turn ... However with 5 minutes on and off.. Little to see behave tourists with camera at the ready. Free entrance
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  • This is said to be the holy resting place (tomb)of King David. It is peaceful, quiet and serene. A great place to pray, meditate or just sit and relax. It is a schul (Jewish place of worship) so please dress and behave appropriately.(Phones muted, no music or eating) The area inside is gender separated. There are restrooms nearby that are clean and well maintained.
  • Some places at special because of the faithful who visit. This is one of those places. There were people there praying and reading scriptures. Men and women have separate sides. The men in our group had some one ask for money but the sign outside clearly says not to give a donation. If you visit please be respectful. A tour group came thought while we were they and they were loud and it was very disrespectful for those praying. A post d sign says to be silent.
  • Spectacular views from the Church top. Interesting history and right in the mids of a former “hotspot”. Although I came here as a tourist myself it felt a bit weird looking at the Tomb of David. Reason being that local (what I guess were Rabbis) did their praying routine while all us tourists were floating in and out.
  • For those who don't know behind the entire complex in an open area facing the mount of olives there is a manhole (situated near a fallen tree) which is said to be the opening to a tunnel leading to the real resting place of the kings of the house of David. Dont try going down cuz if it's true u aren't likely to exit alive
  • A great place to go when you tour the old City
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