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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  • A very important place historically to close near us and detailing the atrocities and the US until the resurrection of the State contract to Toby in both fell to protect and give us this country is very important for everyone to come visit, and learn.
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  • Highly significant national cemetery with graves of Israeli leaders and soldiers who have died in their wars. Also museum and monument to Herzl. Go with a guide--you need to learn the stories attached...  more »
  • Mount Herzl, named for a major European proponent of a restored Jewish homeland (Theodore Herzl), is the site of Israel's equivalent of the American Arlington National Cemetery. Unfortunately, unlike ...  more »
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  • Offers an imaginative multimedia presentation on the life of Herzl, who was first to propose creation of a Jewish homeland. Peaceful, beautiful grounds. Very close to Yad Vashem. Easily reached by tram from Central Bus Station, Jerusalem.
  • Very beautiful place.
  • Historical place for the israel the army and , a memorial for a soldier who fall in wars.
  • Beautiful place.
  • Not worth the millions of lives who died for this land
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