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Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery, Jerusalem

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Considered one of Jerusalem's major landmarks, Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery dates back more than 3,000 years. With the first burial on these grounds taking place in the First Temple Period, the site has grown to house approximately 70,000 tombs. Notable graves contain the remains of famed rabbis, artists, and political leaders. Many of the oldest tombs are located at the bottom of the mountain, in Kidron Valley. A visit to Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jerusalem trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Interesting to visit the Jewish cemetery area. To see with a prior historical and cultural information. Beautiful views of the Kidron valley below and on the walls
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  • Mountain of Olives is another place you should see besides the other holly places. It includes physical activity like climbs and long walks. 
  • Back of the Mount of olives and the garden of Gethsemane road, we find this cemetery, right in the skirt away from Jerusalem, the Cedron stream separates them, the Jewish people is very lover of his land, reason by which buried their dead with regard to Jerusalem, there are compelling news that a burial in this skirt from the Mount of olives It is very expensive, but with all of them prefer to be buried here. The views of the Holy City are enviable, a tourist attraction. They also have nothing to send you, on the opposite side. We recommend a visit.
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  • A remarkable site relating to the history of Judaism and history of Jerusalem. Burial site of various figures, including one Israeli prime-ministery (Menachem Begin), and many Rabbis..
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