The Garden Tomb
The Garden Tomb
4.5
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Located north of the Old City’s Damascus Gate, this Christian holy site is a perfect place for prayer and contemplation. Many believe it to be the site of Christ's crucifixion, burial, and resurrection.
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  • Mary D
    Phoenix, Arizona55 contributions
    Trip of a lifetime.
    Our trip to Israel was the trip of a lifetime. We traveled with Blue Diamond Travel, a large group of 360, divided into 8 buses. We stayed with our group for seven days, spending 4 nights in Jerusalem, 3 nights in Tiberias. 5-star hotels, David at the Citadel in Jerusalem, and Gai Beach Resort in Tiberias. Each bus had a guide and driver. Our guide made our trip fabulous; he was knowledgeable on biblical history, both old and new testament, as well as current on the state of Israel today. We walked on average 3 mi/day, one day 6.5 mi; our group was senior adults. we all made it just fine, with plenty of rest stops, shopping stops and fabulous food morning, noon and night. Blue Diamond provided 3 professional photographers which took the pressure off trying to listen/learn and snap photos at every stop; they provided all photos at no additional charge, as well as videos and a coffee table book. If you are a Christian, interested in walking the Bible, this is the tour for you.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 17 April 2023
  • Grant G
    14 contributions
    A Place to Visit for All Christians
    I Visited this Tomb of Jesus when I Visited Jerusalem with my Friends . It's a Very quiet Peaceful place to Spend a Couple hours in . The Garden around the Tomb is furnished with Benches to Sit and Take in the Atmosphere of the Christian Atmosphere .It's Worth Visiting while you're here .
    Visited June 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 5 May 2023
  • revett2016
    Santa Rosa, California529 contributions
    Worth a short visit
    A nice oasis for were Jesus might have been buried. Peaceful small garden is worth the visit and it’s free! A pleasant stroll provides a view of skull hill, site of crucifixion and the burial tomb.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 September 2023
  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,044 contributions
    Was this the place where Jesus was buried"
    The Garden Tomb is believed to be the burial site of Jesus, particularly by Evangelical Christians, including Mormons. The Garden Tomb's authenticity is disputed by Orthodox Christians. However, its traditional location in the region of Jerusalem's city walls adds credibility to the Garden Tomb's claim to be the place from where Jesus was Resurrected.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 November 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,044 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
The Garden Tomb is believed to be the site of the burial of Jesus. The location is related to Jerusalem. The site of the Garden Tomb is supported by evangelical Christians, and Mormons. Orthodox Christians support the Holy Sepulcher as the site of Christ's. resurrection. The Garden Tomb is interesting.
Written 15 February 2024
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Siana A
London, UK39 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
You must definitely be told to visit as it in the City and close by amazing views very reflective place to see and experience the sights
Written 4 February 2024
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,044 contributions
Sept 2023 • Friends
The Garden Tomb is believed to be the burial site of Jesus, particularly by Evangelical Christians, including Mormons. The Garden Tomb's authenticity is disputed by Orthodox Christians. However, its traditional location in the region of Jerusalem's city walls adds credibility to the Garden Tomb's claim to be the place from where Jesus was Resurrected.
Written 4 November 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

revett2016
Santa Rosa, CA529 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
A nice oasis for were Jesus might have been buried. Peaceful small garden is worth the visit and it’s free! A pleasant stroll provides a view of skull hill, site of crucifixion and the burial tomb.
Written 1 September 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Aqusite
California1,579 contributions
Jun 2023
This was the only site in Jerusalem that I didn't understand the hype about. I stayed a block from it and went many times. They did a wonderful job with the flowers and were friendly, but otherwise, it didn't really wow me or move me at all, unlike basically every other nook and cranny in all of Jerusalem. Still, it was free, so I walked through it pretty much every day just to see the flowers.
Written 1 July 2023
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Jason S
Melbourne, Australia1,689 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
Located just outside the walled city, said to be the burial site for Jesus but it’s disputed by some.

Beautiful peaceful garden that is very calming to walk around, luckily when I was there only a few people so could enjoy with the tour groups and loud noise.

Also located on garden is cave that is said to be the burial place for Jesus that is surreal to walk in and reflect.

You do get a flyer on arrival explaining a few things that helps but could have been more detailed.

Also places to sit and take in the history and significance of this garden.
Written 18 June 2023
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Grant G
14 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
I Visited this Tomb of Jesus when I Visited Jerusalem with my Friends . It's a Very quiet Peaceful place to Spend a Couple hours in . The Garden around the Tomb is furnished with Benches to Sit and Take in the Atmosphere of the Christian Atmosphere .It's Worth Visiting while you're here .
Written 5 May 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Mary D
Phoenix, AZ55 contributions
Feb 2023
Our trip to Israel was the trip of a lifetime. We traveled with Blue Diamond Travel, a large group of 360, divided into 8 buses. We stayed with our group for seven days, spending 4 nights in Jerusalem, 3 nights in Tiberias. 5-star hotels, David at the Citadel in Jerusalem, and Gai Beach Resort in Tiberias. Each bus had a guide and driver. Our guide made our trip fabulous; he was knowledgeable on biblical history, both old and new testament, as well as current on the state of Israel today. We walked on average 3 mi/day, one day 6.5 mi; our group was senior adults. we all made it just fine, with plenty of rest stops, shopping stops and fabulous food morning, noon and night. Blue Diamond provided 3 professional photographers which took the pressure off trying to listen/learn and snap photos at every stop; they provided all photos at no additional charge, as well as videos and a coffee table book. If you are a Christian, interested in walking the Bible, this is the tour for you.
Written 17 April 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

M E
11 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
This place fits the descriptions on the bible. The way the tomb lay out. The way the rock would have been rolled to open and close the tomb. The Golghota, the Skull Hill, really looks like skull.
Written 24 February 2023
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melodysundberg
Orebro, Sweden76 contributions
Feb 2023 • Couples
If you have to choose between visiting the Garden tomb and the tomb in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, choose this one. This place has a great atmosphere and there are much less tourists than in the church. A nice souvernir shop with Christian and Messianic gifts is in the area within the gates. Toilets available too. Don't miss Gordon's Golgotha which you can see from the garden. Follow the signs.
Written 17 February 2023
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