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Absalom’s Tomb

 
The activity will take place between August 17nd, the21th of Av, and August 26nd, the 30th of Av.
 
The Kidron Valley cuts through and separates between the hill upon which the City of David lies and the Mount of Olives. During the Second Temple period, huge monuments were erected in the Kidron Valley, known as Absalom’s Pillar, Zechariah’s Tomb and the Tomb of the Sons of Hezir. Enjoy a theatrical performance at the foot of Absalom’s Pillar as well as live ethnic music. From there, you can tour the impressive monuments at the site.
 
*Tours of the site may be conducted independently between 10:00AM – 5:00PM free of charge.
 
Important Information:
  • Organized parking can be found at the Mount of Olives Information Center, 5 Jericho St., Jerusalem.
  • You can find us using WAZE: “Mount of Olives Information Center.”
 
Absalom’s Tomb
  • Absalom’s Tomb

    Absalom’s Tomb

    Enjoy a theatrical performance at the foot of Absalom’s Pillar as well as live ethnic music
  • Absalom’s Tomb

    Absalom’s Tomb

    Enjoy a theatrical performance at the foot of Absalom’s Pillar as well as live ethnic music
  • Absalom’s Tomb

    Absalom’s Tomb

    Enjoy a theatrical performance at the foot of Absalom’s Pillar as well as live ethnic music
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