Mt of Olives, Jerusalem

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Featuring prominently in the New Testament, Mt 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. Arrange your visit to Mt of Olives and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jerusalem using our Jerusalem trip planner.
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  • It's definitely worth seeing Jerusalem from a different angle. Many tourists there, but that doesn't bother much.
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  • 3 olive trees, 2 of which would be likely to have seen Christ, all surrounded by a grid and 5 or 6 younger olive trees. The mount of olive trees was cut in half to let a road pass, what a shame. Below this road an olive grove with abando, it would be the remains of the olive tree mount. Those who had visited it a long time ago had told us that they felt an emotion, we arrived too late. Otherwise it's a nice view of Jerusalem, no more.
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  • The important place of the old and new testament of the Bible where and around which many incidences of Bible took place. Important place to visit.
  • The best view of Al Quds you can find
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