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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  • The cemetery is the story of a state created out of fire and self-sacrifice. Walking around the mostly stark, uniform tombstones and seeing the very young ages of so many of the men and women who gave...  more »
  • In the immediate vicinity of the Memorial Yad Vashem memorial on the mountain. There and the graves of the fallen for the country and its leaders. There's also a museum than Herzl is named after the mountain. In this museum you can get for preview. recording, or zatesavshis in the Russian speaking group
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  • The museum of T Herzl is wonderful. So well done. If you can have a guide walk with you through the cemetery. The stories and history is moving and a need to know.  more »
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  • Not worth the millions of lives who died for this land
  • Beautiful landscape, especially on sunset, it looks like a valley.
  • To Our Generation ,This is not Israel place
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