Who do the 12,000 bodies buried in the Lions’ Cave belong to?
A Jew, A Muslim, and a Christian walk into a cave…
What they found there were a bunch of Goths having an afternoon picnic.
Let us travel back in time, to the Middle Ages and the Byzantine era to find out about the story behind the dreaded Lions’ Cave nestled in the heart of Gan Ha’atzmaut in downtown Jerusalem. While we are exploring the dark past of the park, let me tell you about the Jerusalem Gothic Picnic and the local Gothic scene and events.