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It‘s worth to climb the mount of olives and to make several breaks at the main attractions like tomb of the virgin, church of Mary Magdalene (be careful, it‘s open just at two days a week!), Gethsemane or Dominus Flevit church (great view from the...More
Reading guides you will perhaps feel this is too far and require a taxi or a bus. But in fact, it is easily walkable. I went all the way to the top, at my own pace, and back again. great views of Jerusalem. You can...More
This is the place where people can see the view of Old Jerusalem. I went there around noon and it was a huge mistake. It was very sunny and hot because it was summer. According to my local guide, you should pay attention to pickpockets....More
The Mount of Olives is a terrific vantage point to get a panoramic view of Jerusalem. You can see the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock and the Old City and all the way into the modern parts of Jerusalem. In the valley...More
Start at the top and walk carefully down, lots to see, including a huge Muslem cemetery. Views across the Kidron vally over the walls into Old City. Path can be slippery if damp, and is used by traffic, so take care!
I loved this area. The cemetery in the picture is the Jewish Cemetery and since David's son is buried there, you can only imagine its age. From here you can see a Jewish, Christian and Islam cemeteries, maybe the only place in the world that...More
The Mount of Olives is great beginning to a fascinating and Holy trek into the city.
Hire a driver to take you to the top and the. Walk down through the Jewish Cemetery and to the Garden of Gethsemane and then onto the Church of...More
Response from Robbert L | Reviewed this property |
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.