Me'arat ha-Makhpela, Hebron

#9 of 33 in Historic Sites in Palestinian Territories
Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Religious Site
Explore the underground chambers of Me'arat ha-Makhpela, believed to be the place Abraham bought as his family's burial place. Situated in the middle of the ancient city of Hebron, the site attracts pilgrims and believers of three religions--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Go inside and see the traditional double tombs and cenotaphs of Abraham and Sarah's family, considered the ancestors of most of the people in the world. Using our world travel planner, Hebron attractions like Me'arat ha-Makhpela can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • In all the world, there is no place I love and celebrate my Creator more than in Hebron at the graves of Adam & Eve, Abraham & Sarah, Jacob & Leah, and Isaac & Rebecca at the Cave of the Patriarchs...  more »
  • So much history in one place. I had been before many years ago but each time it hits me anew how amazing this place is. We learn so much about it and to see it in real is amazing  more »

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