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“Get your bearings on the Mount of Olives.”
Review of Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives
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Jerusalem and Bethlehem Tour from Jerusalem
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Full-Day Trip of Jerusalem and Bethlehem from Tel Aviv
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Jerusalem Daily Half Day Tour from Herzliya
Ranked #7 of 310 things to do in Jerusalem
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located east of Jerusalem, this holy spot is associated with many events in Jesus’ life including ascending to Heaven (Chapel of Ascension) and teaching his disciples the Lord’s prayer (Pater Noster).
Sitges, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Get your bearings on the Mount of Olives.”
Reviewed 3 January 2013

From the Mount of Olives you get a great view of the old city of Jerusalem and it helps you get your bearings; it's a great place for guides to explain the 'layers' of history you are gazing across at.

Visited December 2012
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“Time travel”
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Beautiful view of Jerusalem, you can time travell across all famous places in a single go. Definitely worth getting there even if you take a cab, expect to negotiate hard beforehand; that being said, it is a walking distance from the old city, even if uphill.

Visited January 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“The best view of Jerusalem”
Reviewed 1 January 2013

To understand the story of ancient Jerusalem and parts of the new town, and admire the breathtaking views
You have to get a view on the Mount of Olives,
Take the time to understand better the tour in the Old City after Stbbono good lookout

I sure will not forget the mountain landscape long after the visit

Visited January 2013
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FL USA
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“There are no adequate words!”
Reviewed 31 December 2012

This was a beautiful garden with ancient olive trees, narled and weathered - if they could talk what stories they could tell. It is a place that is very moving for those who believe the Bible and know what has taken place here -- and what will take place here in the future! Very moving!!

Visited June 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“View of Jerusalem”
Reviewed 30 December 2012

When visiting Jerusalem, Mount of Olives must be visited. The view is spectacular & from a religious point of view, a absolute must. (Unfortunately the weather was not very good)

Visited December 2012
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