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Mount of Olives, Jerusalem

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • What a remarkable place to see ancient Israel with the burial ground of so many historically famous Jewish figures. Although it feels dangerous here from the locals, a well equipped tour guide makes i...  read more »
  • Mount of olives separates the old town from the Judean desert. It is home to more than 150 000000 graves of the old Jewish cemetery. on this mountain there were highlights of the Bible-it is here that Jesus prayed, hence ascended, here was the betrayal of Judas and here begins the resurrection of the dead.
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  • They come together in this place, the Jewish cemetery, Christian churches, avenues, pedestrian walkways with resting places
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