Mount Herzl National Cemetery, Jerusalem

4.3
Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Pay your respects to prime ministers, presidents, and other notable Jews buried at Mount Herzl National Cemetery, a resting place of many leaders of Zionism and the state of Israel. At 834 m (2,736 ft) above sea level, the mount has served as Israel's national cemetery since 1951. It houses the remains of one of the fathers of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl, transferred here from Austria in 1949. Learn about Zionism at the Herzl Center, showing an engaging multimedia presentation about the vision of the Jewish State. You can also visit the Victims of Acts of Terror Memorial, commemorating Jewish lives lost in acts of terrorism since 1851. PutMount Herzl National Cemetery into our Jerusalem trip itinerary planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Best viewing with an experienced tour guide. So many famous politicians, writers, activists , presidents and so forth are resting here. Golda Meir stone is beautiful. Landscaped in the most artistic.....  more »
  • We visited the museum with our 12-year old grandson. It is an excellent way to learn bout Herzl and the beginnings of modern Zionism. The museum is educational, interesting, entertaining and we...  more »
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  • Story of a nation. One of the prettiest and saddest place to visit. They planned it in a way to tell the story of the nation, one of the must visit places to both learn about our nation and pay respect to the heroes that made it happen
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