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Loved walking up the Mount of Olives and visting all the main attractions around there. We saw lots of tour buses driving up but in our opinion if you do that you wish the full beauty of the place and how it all connects together.
The Mount of Olives is well-known for its historical and biblical context. It was part of our tour of the holy city. It contains the dome of ascension and the pilgrim fields. Worth doing to connect the dots.
Our tour guide brought us to the Mount of Olives before we descended into the Old City. The view from here is expansive and you can see the old Jewish cemetery right beneath you and then farther out the Dome of the Rock and then...More
Mount of olive has Jewish belief of the day that the Messiah arrives to the world the dead buried in this place will be first to be resurrected
Prior to the six day war many of the head stones were desecrated
The Mount of Olives is the high hill across the valley from the Temple Mount and the Old City, and is the site of many events from the life of Jesus. It is worth most of a day to explore. Unless you are in very...More
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Yes. It may look far but actually very well doable. Take eg the Lion gate, go to Getsemaneh and directly behind Getsemaneh on the right hand side a road goes straight up to Mt Olive with the fantastic views.