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Kidron Valley

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Address: Behind Old City Walls (in direction of Mount of Olives), Jerusalem, Israel

Separating the City of Jerusalem and Mount of Olives, this valley contains...

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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I am not one that must see the exact spot where Veronica wipe the face of Jesus, the exact spot where Jesus was buried or any of the other disputed sites and relics. But when you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not one that must see the exact spot where Veronica wipe the face of Jesus, the exact spot where Jesus was buried or any of the other disputed sites and relics. But when you stand on the Mount of Olives and look across the Kidron Valley, you must realize that out there somewhere the world was changed.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Between the Temple Mount and the Olive Mount starts theKidron hat drains the water of winter rains to the Dead Sea The western part under the walls of the Temple is rich with old Monuments as Abshalom pillar, tombs and archeologic artifacts

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Nestled between the Old City and Mount of Olives, it was quite a site. My group didn't walk into the valley, but instead viewed it from both sides. The numerous burial plots give the area such an eerie feeling. We were told it is some of the most expensive land on the planet. Many people want to be buried here... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

This is just a small shallow valley separating the mount of olives from the entrance to the holy city. Jesus passed back and forth thru this valley several times just prior to his crucifixion.

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Pensacola, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

The Kidron Valley separates the Old City from The Mount of Olives and is covered with cemetaries of Christians, Jews and Muslims. What made it so special to our group is that we prayed as we walked through the Kidron Valley after spending the morning visiting The Upper Room. We left from the Garden of Gethsemane at the bottom of... More 

1 Thank Karen B
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

It's amazing to walk in the valley of Judgement spoken about in the Bible. There is a hushed serenity about the place, from which you see on one side, the majestic old city and on the other, the Mount of Olives.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

It is great to read about this place in the Bible then walk it in real life. This isn't a 'valley' as much as a little dip before a hill. It is an easy walk though

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

The Kidron Valley is easily seen if you exit the Old City of Jerusalem through the Zion (Armenian Quarter) or Dung gates (Jewish Quarter near the Wailing Wall) on the Southern side, and it is jaw-dropping to say the least. The Mount of Olives rises up on the far side. So you see ancient history with tombs and walking paths... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Although the Tomb of Absolom is in a desperate state, filled with construction and other garbage, it was nonetheless interesting to take a walk in this ancient cemetery. We absolutely enjoyed getting out of the Old City (Dung gate, near the Western Wall) and taking a pleasant walk through the Valley. You can take as little as or long as... More 

2 Thank kitty567
Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

It's an awesome walk from the southern side of the Jerusalem old town (the Western Wall Plaza), down into the Kidron Valley and across to the Mount of Olives. Wear comfortable walking shoes and make sure you have several hours (maybe even a half day), and enjoy the walk through history!

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