The Garden Tomb

Archaeology and History

In 1884 the British General Gordon identified this site as Golgotha. Subsequent excavations at the site revealed a tomb with a rolling stone and nearby elements of an ancient garden, completing the picture of Jesus burial place in John 19. On a visit to the Garden Tomb, people set aside any archaeological debate for the atmosphere of peace and the beauty of the gardens. The guides are gracious and there is ample room to hold church services.

Image credit: Ilana Skolnik.

Region
Jerusalem Area
Address
Conrad Schick St., Old City, Jerusalem

Opening hours
Sunday: Closed, Monday: 08:00 - 19:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 19:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 19:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 19:00, Friday: 08:00 - 19:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
Accessibility
Accessible
Suitable for children
Suitable for children

Phone
+972-2-5398100
Email
mail@gardentomb.com
Website
gardentomb.com

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