A path leading to the Kidron Valley where Tombs of Absalom, Zechariah and Benei Hezir are located - on the other side of this path stairs lead to the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

A path leading to the Kidron Valley where Tombs of Absalom, Zechariah and Benei Hezir are located - on the other side of this path stairs lead to the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

The Tomb of Absalom is also called Absalom's Pillar - it is commonly believed that this tomb belong to son of King David (Prophet David, Hazrat Daud in Arabic)

The Tomb of Absalom is also called Absalom's Pillar - it is commonly believed that this tomb belong to son of King David (Prophet David, Hazrat Daud in Arabic)

Lower part of the tomb - this section has been hewn out of the rocky slope of the Mount of Olives

Lower part of the tomb - this section has been hewn out of the rocky slope of the Mount of Olives

Absalom's Pillar is approximately 20 metres (65 feet) in height - the upper part of the tomb is made of ashlars

Absalom's Pillar is approximately 20 metres (65 feet) in height - the upper part of the tomb is made of ashlars

A rock beside the Tomb of Absalom - it was raining on that afternoon and it was very slippery

A rock beside the Tomb of Absalom - it was raining on that afternoon and it was very slippery

Some archeologists believe that this is not a burial chamber (tomb) but a monument beside the burial Cave of Jehoshaphat

Some archeologists believe that this is not a burial chamber (tomb) but a monument beside the burial Cave of Jehoshaphat

Some scholarship has attributed this tomb to the 1st century AD

Some scholarship has attributed this tomb to the 1st century AD

A sign showing that this place is located in the

A sign showing that this place is located in the "King'sValley" also known as Kidron Valley - to the left of this tomb lies another tomb

View of the Kidron Valley - in the distance lies the Arab village of Silwan, on the right, is the Temple Mount in the Old Muslim Quarter

View of the Kidron Valley - in the distance lies the Arab village of Silwan, on the right, is the Temple Mount in the Old Muslim Quarter

This monument is carved out of the solid rock and it doesn't have any burial chamber inside - there is no documentary evidence as to where he was buried, and the tomb does not contain a body

This monument is carved out of the solid rock and it doesn't have any burial chamber inside - there is no documentary evidence as to where he was buried, and the tomb does not contain a body

According to some people this is the tomb of the priest Zechariah Ben Jehoiada but still mystery surrounds this monument

According to some people this is the tomb of the priest Zechariah Ben Jehoiada but still mystery surrounds this monument

Side view of the Tomb of Zechariah - this side is slightly rougher than the one at the front

Side view of the Tomb of Zechariah - this side is slightly rougher than the one at the front

Steps leading to the other side of the tomb where Tomb of Benei Hezir is located

Steps leading to the other side of the tomb where Tomb of Benei Hezir is located

Tomb of Benei Hezir seen from the front - the tomb dates to the 2nd century BC and it is the oldest tomb on this site

Tomb of Benei Hezir seen from the front - the tomb dates to the 2nd century BC and it is the oldest tomb on this site

Here Tomb of Benei Hezir is ocated on the left and it belongs to the family of a Jewish priest

Here Tomb of Benei Hezir is ocated on the left and it belongs to the family of a Jewish priest

Tombs of Benei Hezir and Zechariah seen from the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

Tombs of Benei Hezir and Zechariah seen from the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

Here three tombs can be seen at the bottom of the slope of Mount of Olives

Here three tombs can be seen at the bottom of the slope of Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives contain jewish cemetery on the upper and middle slopes - at the bottom (in Kidron Valley) Christians are buried and on the opposite side of the slope is Muslim cemetery

Mount of Olives contain jewish cemetery on the upper and middle slopes - at the bottom (in Kidron Valley) Christians are buried and on the opposite side of the slope is Muslim cemetery

FromDerech HaOfel Road, these tombs and the Mount of Olives proovide a beautiful view

FromDerech HaOfel Road, these tombs and the Mount of Olives proovide a beautiful view