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Address: Mount of Olives Road | East Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number:
+972 54-574-1511
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located east of Jerusalem, this holy spot is associated with many events in...

Located east of Jerusalem, this holy spot is associated with many events in Jesus’ life including ascending to Heaven (Chapel of Ascension) and teaching his disciples the Lord’s prayer (Pater Noster).

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Make sure you visit the area to the other side of the church overlooking the Eastern Gate/Golden Gate.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you visit the area to the other side of the church overlooking the Eastern Gate/Golden Gate.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To walk along this place with its views and history was a blessing. Need a guide to tell you about it all, it's importance and history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cemetery goes back hundreds of years, and has buried there some of the holiest and revered leaders of the Jewish people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here descending via Dolorosa and then climbing near Ghetsemane Garden. The views over Jerusalem are magical and you can see from here a beautiful sunset. Hebrew Cemetery is huge and even if we are in the Palestinian side, I did not feel any fear linked to terrorism.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up to the top for beautiful views of Jerusalem. Our children hiked down the Mountain and really enjoyed walking where Jesus walked. Very beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the very best views of Jerusalem are from the Mount of Olives. The top is occupied by At-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem with mostly Muslim population.The Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives is the most important Jewish burial place and people buried here are supposed to resurrect first after the end of the world according to our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of those place you have to visit .. worthwhile going with a guide to get s better understanding of the history.. drive up .. walk down

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I have been to Jerusalem we start here and look across the Kidron Valley as did the disciples and pilgrims past. It is a wonderful place to ponder and prepare for all that lay ahead in ones pilgrimage experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best introduction I found was to have begun the day visiting Jerusalem here at the Mount of Olives. The perspective is useful, the churches , cemetery & understanding of where so many historical events took place I found really useful. Photo's are one thing but quite simply you have to come and experience this entire city yourself to understand... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mount is on the opposite of the old city. And guests can take good pics from the mount. Cemetery of Jewish there is face to the golden gate. I think it is a must-go place!

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