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Sanhedrin Tombs

Sanhedria, Jerusalem, Israel
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TOMBS OF THE JUDGES

Located in Sanhedria,north Jerusalem area Complex of 63 underground tombs in white rocks,Built... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
airport2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
It's not about Doing.

A reviewer wrote "Nothing to Do". How silly. This historic site is about "seeing" and experiencing... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2015
Roger F
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Fresno, California
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The ancient high court of the Jews, the Sanhedrin, was comprised of a group of esteemed male sages, many of whom are buried in these cave tombs.
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2 weeks ago
“TOMBS OF THE JUDGES”
22 Dec 2015
“It's not about Doing. ”
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Sanhedria, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Sanhedria,north Jerusalem area Complex of 63 underground tombs in white rocks,Built first centuryAD.pART OF THE necropolis of Jerusalem along the Yeoshafat valley.

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

A reviewer wrote "Nothing to Do". How silly. This historic site is about "seeing" and experiencing. Here you will see the tomb where the Sanhedrin were buried. Bones, of course, would have been removed and placed in Ossuaries, and any bones left after 70 AD...More

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 26 July 2007

There's actually nothing there. The British emptied out the bones during their time here. That's why you won't find anyone praying there, as opposed to any other holy graves in Israel (Rachel's Tomb, Hebron, Meron etc.), or any structure or upkeep (from the goverment). There's...More

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