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A cultivated desert garden where the graves of the former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula sit at the edge of a steep cliff overlooking the magnificent landscape of the Zin Canyon and the Avdat highlands. The paths leading...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9 Miles North of Avdat on Route 40 | Sde Boker Cementry, Sde Boker 8499300, Israel
We went to see Ben Gurion's Tomb then did a very nice hike adjacent to this area in Ein Advat. Where David Ben Gurion and his wife Paula are laid to rest in in a beautiful location overlooking the desert. You really get to see...More
Our visit to Ben Gurion's tomb and the entire complex at Sde Boker was very interesting. However, our guide was excellent and made the trip worthwhile. If we would have gone on our own, would probably would have been in and out with a few...More
This is a great excursion after a visit to the museum of Ben-Gurion.
The humble gravestones of David and Pola lay in beautiful scenery overlooking Zin desert.
A visit to the canyon Ein Ovdat is highly recommended, it's only a short drive down the road...More
Visiting Kibbutz Sde Boker, seeing Ben Gurion's hut, hearing his story, and viewing his gravesite with the Zin River as a backdrop is Negev !01. If it strikes your fancy, drive past the solar farm @ nearby Ashalim. Were he alive today, I believe Ben...More
The eternal resting place of David and Paula Ben Gurion lies above the Zin riverbed, which is another reason to visit it. Set inside a small park, the peaceful site encourages reflection on life in general and Israel in particular.
Rather than seek to be...More
one of the most enjoyable hours of my life. visiting the desert home of the great Ben Gurion did nothing but inspire me. left me in awe. the grounds, the home, and vibe, all 1st rate. Ben Gurion lifted an entire people, and for that...More
Each time I walk down the carefully planned and professionally executed landscaping leading to the tombs of David Ben-Gurion and his wife Paula I cannot help but feel uplifted.
In life he pressed to settle the desert and in death he was laid to rest...More
The first prime minister of the State of Israel, so important to the Jewish state, and I doubt that there would have been a Jewish state without it. The site is preserved as the old man wrote in his will. The hut is very well...More
I advice to rent the car before shabbat and start trip early in the morning. From Jerusalem to Sde Boker, I would say 1 hour and a half, especially on shabbat (less traffic). Then it all depends on your Caml ride... But I... More
I advice to rent the car before shabbat and start trip early in the morning. From Jerusalem to Sde Boker, I would say 1 hour and a half, especially on shabbat (less traffic). Then it all depends on your Caml ride... But I think you can do all this in a day. Try the wine at the small winery in Ben Gurion's place. It is excellent!