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Tomb of the Patriachs, Hebron
West Bank

The Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron is the traditional site of the burial of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The main structure was built by Herod the Great in the first century BC. Today it houses both a mosque and synagogue.

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送信日: 04/05/2012
更新日: 15/09/2014
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Tags: hebron; abraham; tomb; patriarchs; palestine; israel; mosque; synagogue; isaac; jacob
  • Hebron AlKhaleel about 1 year ago
    This is not in "israel" this is deep in the heart of Palestine. Get your facts straight.
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