Mount Herzl National Cemetery, Jerusalem

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Pay your respects to prime ministers, presidents, and other notable Jews buried at Mount Herzl National Cemetery, a resting place of many leaders of Zionism and the state of Israel. At 834 m (2,736 ft) above sea level, the mount has served as Israel's national cemetery since 1951. It houses the remains of one of the fathers of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl, transferred here from Austria in 1949. Learn about Zionism at the Herzl Center, showing an engaging multimedia presentation about the vision of the Jewish State. You can also visit the Victims of Acts of Terror Memorial, commemorating Jewish lives lost in acts of terrorism since 1851. Mount Herzl National Cemetery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Jerusalem Edition.
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  • At the entrance, new memorial to the hyper modern architecture and very very moving. Many tombs in the well-kept gardens. Very moving
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  • Today I happened to visit the mount Herzl, where impressive and beautifully landscaped and worthy of respect but unfortunately when I approached the superior sound expansion sets Arabic music played on loud car of laborers working here. The music sounded almost throughout the site and is very bothered. I felt a sort of violation of the sanctity of the place.
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  • Mount Herzl is a meaningful experience filled with the graves of fallen soldiers to past leaders of Israel. It is helpful to go with a tour guide to fully understand the significance of the site. I hi...  more »
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  • A well built cemetery & monument for remembering the fallen.
  • A must
  • Interesting, the small museum at the entrance is really nice, don't miss it
  • Every state has their own VIP cemetery, this is the Israeli one.
  • Nice serene cemetery, museums nearby.

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