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Separating the City of Jerusalem and Mount of Olives, this valley contains many ancient tombs such as those of Absalom, St. James, St. Zacharias and Jehoshaphat.
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Behind Old City Walls, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Witnessed several events related to Jesus the Church, having Black Dome reminisce of eye drops and divine alter very touching, being blessed.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 12 August 2017

One of the churches you can visit in Kidron Valley is the Greek Orthodox church of St. Stephen which is across the street from the Tomb of the Virgin and Garden of Gethsemane. We found little information about this church online and it wasn't included...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A deep valley that separates Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives and runs first southeastward and then southward along the city. It's was about a 15 min walk from the old city down into the valley up to the garden Gethsemane... it is a surreal...More

Thank Love2pioneer
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Kidron Valley which is also known as the Valley of Jehoshaphat is located between the Old City and the Mount of Olives. You can take a walk down into the valley to view the monumental tombs of Bnei Hazir, Zechariah and Absalom and see the...More

2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This valley seperets the old city Jerusalem from the mount of olives there. Many legend told about what took place there and THER are some tombs of Jewish close to the royal family's

Thank shlomo a
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Located in the Kidron Valley, the oldest portion of the City, are numerous tombs and graves. If your arriving from the Old City you can access the valley via exiting Dung gate or St Stephens/Lion gate. It is well worth exploring the area especially to...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The large tombs are cut out of the natural bedrock and bewilder viewers whether from a distance or up close. Believed by some to be Priests from the Jewish Temple which stood above on the aptly named Temple Mount. Others suggest that one of the...More

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This valley is between Old City of Jerusalem (Gate Lion) and Mount of Olives. Many tourists are in this part of the city.

Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 10 January 2017

usually not to busy, close to the old city, lovely roman tombs interesting history of the jewish cemetary the trail starts at mount scopus and goes all the way to the city of david so it is a nice hike. interesting biblical history of the...More

Thank איתמר ב
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Was lovely walking the steps of the Kidron Valley which is on the eastern side of the old city of Jerusalem seperating the Temple Mount from the Mount of Olives.The Kidron also has some tombs like the Absalom"s tomb. if walking from the Church of...More

Thank Dimple19
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