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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
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
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
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
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
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