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Reviewed 1 week ago

Religious or not this Tomb is worth a visit. There are a lot of wide steps down into a large cave. It didn't take long to look around but we found it quite an interesting sight - bigger and better than expected. Worth doing if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruth44421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To visit we have to get down many steps and see the tomb of the mother Marry, Muslim called Mariyam a.s. This is historical place with another tomb too and a holy as well as blessed place,

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For once words fail me. Anything I say is inadequate to describe my visit. There are many religious and historical sites in Jerusalem. This was one of my high points.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaelc143
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is amazing as it is very holy place and it feels great where visiting the Tomb of our mother virgin Mary. It is very blessed place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank medhatwahba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coming down from the Mount of Olives you may visit this dark church, which has a good atmosphere as long as no true believers start to push you around because they want to take photos without you. This place is time honoured. You will like...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Departure811861
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

When you have finished visiting the garden of olives in Gethsaman exit the entrance and walk back down to the left... abt 3 mins walk to the right and there you will find the church and grotto where the tomb of the Virgin Mary lays....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I struggled to enjoy myself and take time to pray whilst here as there were dozens of tourists - mostly from Eastern Europe - who were quite literally pushing me and others out of the way as if they had Divine right. Nonetheless, I recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasUK1
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We went and were both pleased to be there and saddened to think what Mary had suffered during her lifetime. Beautiful statue of Mary and certainly a site which should be seen by Christians

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BenYorkie
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The tomb is very well maintained and it is certainly something Christians should visit. There are a number of steps to descend down to the tomb, and if you have any mobility issues make sure you have someone to help you. It is not wheelchair...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IslandManRides
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were staying near the Old City of Jerusalem, and took a cab ride to the Dung Gate to enter the grounds of the Temple Mount. After visiting there we walked out of Lions Gate and walked down to Jericho Road and took a right,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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