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Cave of the Patriarchs

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cave of the Patriarchs is the great place and experience. You have to visit the Jewish and Arab site to feel the importance of this place for both cultures. There are buried Abraham, Isaac, Jaakov with wives, and according to Midrashim, Adam and Eve....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Paweł P
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Not many tours come here, but I would recommend it if you can. Very interesting history. Burial place of Abraham, Issac, Jacob and others.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JimW551
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We visited these locations as a private daytour from the YMCA hotel. It was very special and impressive. In Hebron as a Christian you can visit both sides and see all the tombs of the Patriarchs. At Herodion you have a wonderfull view from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Marleen H
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Ibrahimi mosque, as it has been known for hundreds of years is truly a place worth visiting. The mosque, in the heart of Hebron's Old City, features architecture from different eras, including that of King Herod. Inside the mosque is one of two minbars...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TalalJ557
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The tomb is very interesting. When in Hebron you get to experience first hand how tense the situation is between the IDF and Palestinians. The same can be said of this mosque/temple. It is controlled by both Israelis and Palestinians, which each having a walled...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

El Khalil (Hebron) is almost like the Temple Mount in its importance to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It is the burial place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The place has had a turbulent past and it's really worth it to come with a guide. Side...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The burial place of the biblical forefathers and foremothers. Separate entrances for Jews and Moslems. Heavily guarded for safety of those coming to pray.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

If there were 10 places that you should not leave Israel without seeing, this would be one of them. Hevron is amazing. As a tour guide, I visit Hevron regularly. This place is magic. It helps you understand in a way that can't be read...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This building was built by Herod the Great over 2000 years ago. The building was built on top of the ancient burial caves of Abraham and Sara, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob and Leah...the Patriarchs from the Old Testament. As a licensed tour guide, I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Tomb of the Patriarchs is a site holy to both Jews and Muslims (they refer to it by different names, though) and there have long been tensions here because of that. I recommend this site if you are either (a) deeply religious (b) a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Thanks for your quick response. May I know how much is the fare, the frequency and how long it'd take?