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Tomb of the Prophets

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Jamil, owner of the property of the cave Read More

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The metal door opened.. Read More

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The main hall Read More

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17th century visit to the tomb Read More

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The western cave Read More

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The Inner Ambulatorium Read More

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In a burial niche Read More

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Local plan Read More

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Renewed ancient Greek inscription - "Be happy Eutherios, No one is immortal" Read More

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Modern Hebrew Inscription Read More

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Back to the entrance Read More

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The “Tomb of the Prophets” is a large burial cave near the top of Mount of Olives identified by Jewish and Christian tradition as the burial site of Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (cf. Mat. 23:29).

The site has 26 burial niches, and two adjoining burial caves.

Inscriptions indicate that the site was also used for burial of Christians in the Byzantine period.

The property is owned by the Russian Orthodox church, but is kept by a local Arab who lives on top of the tomb.

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Points of Interest in the Area

chapel of ascension Chapel of the Ascension
 camel mount of olives Mount of Olives Viewpoint
 dominus flevit Dominus Flevit

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A 360 Degree photo of the interior of the Tomb of the Prophets