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The Cave of Machpelah Tomb of the Patriarchs

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The Cave of Machpelah Tomb of the Patriarchs

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Basic Information

Location 31° 31′ 27.48″ N, 35° 6′ 42.48″ E
Country israel
City Hebron
Address Hebron, Israel

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Website http://www.machpela.com/
Geographical Coordinates 31.5243,35.1118


Summary

According to Jewish tradition the cave is the burial place of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and all of the patriarchs and matriarchs, except Rachel. Therefore this is one of the holiest places for the Jewish people.


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