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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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  • It is hard to describe looking down into Jerusalem form the Mount of Olives. It is a sight I have seen all my life; but to actually be looking at it in person, is just breathtaking. I think everyone w...  more »
  • One place to view all of Jerusalem then this is the location try to visit during sun set, as during night light City looks spectacular. 
  • Did walk on a warm and pleasant day of December with my 20 month old daughter in a stroller. Arrived sweaty, but the view of the city counters everything!!
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  • Nice place. Clean restroom.
  • מרכז מידע על כל אזור הר הזיתים.
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