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Kidron Valley

Behind Old City Walls, Jerusalem, Israel
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Separating the City of Jerusalem and Mount of Olives, this valley contains many ancient tombs such as those of Absalom, St. James, St. Zacharias and Jehoshaphat.
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Behind Old City Walls, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a relatively steep way to go down and up in the valley if you wish to visit the tombs of famous prophets. But you also can overlook them from the top. There are some observation points with audio explanations in english. Just press...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

You will walk around tombs abd mausoleuns with 2000 years or more. Worth to have some extra source of information so you can understand to whose each mausoleum is thought to belong. If you go there, ensure that you go during a sunny day, since...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Witnessed several events related to Jesus the Church, having Black Dome reminisce of eye drops and divine alter very touching, being blessed.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

One of the churches you can visit in Kidron Valley is the Greek Orthodox church of St. Stephen which is across the street from the Tomb of the Virgin and Garden of Gethsemane. We found little information about this church online and it wasn't included...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A deep valley that separates Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives and runs first southeastward and then southward along the city. It's was about a 15 min walk from the old city down into the valley up to the garden Gethsemane... it is a surreal...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Kidron Valley which is also known as the Valley of Jehoshaphat is located between the Old City and the Mount of Olives. You can take a walk down into the valley to view the monumental tombs of Bnei Hazir, Zechariah and Absalom and see the...More

2  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This valley seperets the old city Jerusalem from the mount of olives there. Many legend told about what took place there and THER are some tombs of Jewish close to the royal family's

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Located in the Kidron Valley, the oldest portion of the City, are numerous tombs and graves. If your arriving from the Old City you can access the valley via exiting Dung gate or St Stephens/Lion gate. It is well worth exploring the area especially to...More

1  Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The large tombs are cut out of the natural bedrock and bewilder viewers whether from a distance or up close. Believed by some to be Priests from the Jewish Temple which stood above on the aptly named Temple Mount. Others suggest that one of the...More

Thank Lorne N
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This valley is between Old City of Jerusalem (Gate Lion) and Mount of Olives. Many tourists are in this part of the city.

Thank SakinWorld
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