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Mount of Olives, Jerusalem

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Featuring prominently in the New Testament, Mount of Olives serves as­­ a site of religious pilgrimage for Jews and Christians alike. Jewish scripture identifies the mountain as King David's escape route from Absalom and the site of some of Jesus' prophesies. Much of the mountain serves as a Jewish cemetery for important figures, as many believe Messiah will first return to this spot and resurrects the Jews buried there. Visit the many pilgrimage stops on the mountain, such as the teardrop-shaped modernist Franciscan church. Put Mount of Olives at the forefront of your travel plans using our Jerusalem itinerary maker.
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  • 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 e...  more »
  • 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! 
  • That beautiful moment spent there, while reverted part of the history of this holy land, at the hands of Ariel (Guide and friend of our dear Gil Regev)
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  • Nice place. Clean restroom.
  • מרכז מידע על כל אזור הר הזיתים.
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