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Address: Sanhedria, Jerusalem, Israel
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The ancient high court of the Jews, the Sanhedrin, was comprised of a group...

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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It's not about Doing.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2015
Roger F
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 would have most likely been desecrated when the Romans besieged and pillaged Jerusalem. Imagine, the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 just a hill in the middle of a religous residencial area.

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