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Address: Saladin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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Located 18 feet below street level, these grand tombs were built in 45 C.E....

Located 18 feet below street level, these grand tombs were built in 45 C.E. by Queen Helena of Adiabene, Mesopotamia, after she and her sons settled in Jerusalem and converted to Judaism.

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You can almost see it, but you cannot get inside.

Save your steps to this place, I stay at the St. George Guesthouse and American Colony when I am in Jerusalem, and pass by this site almost daily. They are open only for special... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2015
Barry D
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Save your steps to this place, I stay at the St. George Guesthouse and American Colony when I am in Jerusalem, and pass by this site almost daily. They are open only for special events, and no hours are listed. It is gated and surrounded by a large stone wall, which blocks you from seeing anything of the site. This... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

The Tomb of the Kings is a very small archaeological site which belongs to France, like a few other sites in Jerusalem. It is open only for specific cultural events, in particular for an outdoor music festival organized by the French General Consulate in December. There's not much to see but it's a nice outdoor venue for concerts.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2012

We used a new guide about Jerusalem and found the place mentioned in it.So we arrived at the Damascus gate and walked from there on Salah el Din road .The attraction was quoted under number 46. We arrived at the locked gates.No sign about open hours or phone number .Just the French inscription on the iron gate: Tombeaux des Rois... More 

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