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“A superb view of the ancient city”
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).
Villa Park, California
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“A superb view of the ancient city”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Go and see the entire ancient city from up high on the Mount of Olives/ 2000 years + of history right before your eyes. Breathtaking.

Visited October 2013
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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“Magnificent View of Jerusalem”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Standing on the Mount of Olives is the best panoramic view of Jerusalem. You can see both the Old and New City. This is probably the best picture-postcard perfect view of Jerusalem. Don't miss it!

Visited October 2013
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Sioux Falls
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“2,000 year old trees”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

There are 4 trees over 2,000 years old here. It's a serene, quiet place perfect for contemplating life. The neighboring Church of All Nations also called the Church of the Agony, was undergoing renovations on the front and so you couldn't see it's beautiful design (unlike last year when I was there).

Visited October 2013
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Jackson, New Jersey
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“Fantastic viewpoint”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

See much of Jerusalem from this location. Yes, it is a cemetery but the history draws you in. It is a good starting place for a visit to Jerusalem.

Visited October 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“Iconic view”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

No matter how many times you have seen this image on different pictures, your heart will skip a bit when you see it first time in reality.

Visited October 2013
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