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Tombs of the Kings

Saladin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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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... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2015
Barry D
,
Erie, Pennsylvania
A small archaeological dig which is... French territory

The Tomb of the Kings is a very small archaeological site which belongs to France, like a few other... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2013
allega
,
Jerusalem, Israel
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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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17 Jul 2015
“You can almost see it, but you cannot get inside.”
23 Jan 2013
“A small archaeological dig which is... French territory”
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Saladin Street, Jerusalem, Israel
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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...More

2  Thank Barry D
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....More

1  Thank allega
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...More

2  Thank Kertesz
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