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Address: Trumpeldor Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
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It's also known as the old Trumpeldor cemetery.

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Also called the Trumpeldor Cemetery

Read as much as you can before you go or, even better, try to find a local for a tour. There is so much history here and so many great stories to be told but if you don't read and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2014
Melissa S
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Chatham, New Jersey
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Chatham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

Read as much as you can before you go or, even better, try to find a local for a tour. There is so much history here and so many great stories to be told but if you don't read and understand Hebrew, it is just a pretty place to walk around. Reminds me of Trinity Church cemetery in NYC.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

There's something about cemeteries that draws me in...Old Cementary in Tel Aviv is filled with the history of its people contained in this small, well-maintained place. City streets and homes enclose the cementary on all sides,life and death are side by side. The architecture of these stones are as varied as the people they mark. A experience to remember. I... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Sure a few of us thought about the first foundations of the city of Tel-Aviv and othere known people. If you want to know where they are - go to the Old Cemetery in Tel-Aviv and you will see all the most known names

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

if you are intrested in the history of israel and Tel Aviv you must go there but make sure you have a guide ( or a book)

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1 Thank Zvikagol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

the sementery is in good condision. It is recomended to visit ther with a guaid, how can explain every thing, and tell you the thru story behinde every stone. it is sad to visit a sementery but "how dosnt know his past his future is in the mist"

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2012

As somebody said,, all the "streets" of Tel Aviv can be found here, and other famous residents, too. But the most moving part are the graves of all the unknown soldiers who died in local battles in the War of Indpendence. Young boys and girls who went into the army, literally, right off of the ship. There was no system... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2012

you never get a free yard for yourself there - as the list was closed long time ago. if you ever go to travel there- insist to have a guide with a knoledge of at least 100 stories of the inhabiters and their family's. if you got one - take a video cam. with you. one can have his 1st... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

Best to take the guided tour - and get the one that spells out all the juicy stuff of early tel aviv days: the romance, the drama, the artists' cafe's and the stories of Alexander Penn

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

The cemetery on Trumpeldor Street contains many of the founding father and mothers of the city. It is small but filled with stories. Admittedly I'm prejudiced because I do have a few relatives there.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2012

What an interesting place to visit. But I must add that what made this meaningful to me was that we went with a wonderful guide whose knowledge about the place and the people buried there was invaluable. She had stories to go with the information and after all was said and done it gave us great insight into the many... More 

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