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Catholic Franciscan Mount Zion Cemetery

This necropolis appears to have many names: Catholic Franciscan, or Mount Zion Cemetery, among... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
DeanMurphy2020
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Orlando, Florida
Wanted to visit this mans grave since he helped rescue many Jewish people from death

Watched the movie about Oskar Schlinder years ago ( Schlinders List) and have always wanted to... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
AttyVette
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Texas
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This necropolis appears to have many names: Catholic Franciscan, or Mount Zion Cemetery, among many. It’s best known for Oskar Schindler’s grave. German-born Oskar Schindler (1908–1974) was a Nazi party member credited for saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust. Schindler is the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Watched the movie about Oskar Schlinder years ago ( Schlinders List) and have always wanted to visit his grave when I was in Jerusalem again. This man used his influence and money to spare many Jewish peoples lives (1200) by employing them at his factory...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

A popular place to visit at Mt. Zion area is the Grave of Oskar Schindler, an industrialist and member of the Nazi party but is long remembered and revered for his efforts to save Jewish lives through the creation of jobs during the Holocaust. The...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

The cemetery is not well preserved however, if you are a Schindler admire like me, you will find the visit very emotional (specially if you remember to take a rock with you to leave on his grave as a gratitude for his actions during the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This man's life is a reflection of how amazingly flexibe and transformative human beings are when we take the time to see life outside of our selves! This man changed his life from a very superficial/all for me lifestyle to one of selflessness and compassion...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We walked halfway across town to find the gates locked with no information on times of opening very disappointed after coming all the way from the U.K. To see and pay my respect

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

that needs up keep. It was sad to me to see all of the weeds overtaking the place. There was a man who followed us around the whole time we looked at the graves...some folks have done damage in the past to some of these...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Go out of the old city through Zion’s gate, turn left to the parking lot and the first road you’ll find is Ma’ale HaShalom St. Go to the right. Soon you’ll find a sign of St Peter in Gallicantu church, continue a little farer in...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Your opinions on Schindler may vary but remember just the good aspects of this persona. He became commercially popular and now he is buried in Mount Zion Roman Catholic Franciscan Cemetery right next to main aisle.

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

It was free to see. It was just neat to see where a man who made such a difference for many during such a dark period in history is laid to rest. It is a bit difficult to find but worth the visit.

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miles1dean
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Two reasons-- I have been told that laying the rocks on graves is a sign of remembrance. Another reason for the stones on graves is that the stones ( note all the stones on Jewish graves ) will be used to rebuild the temple... More
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