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Mount of Olives observation point

Mount of Olives observation point

Mount of Olives observation point

This is the famous and iconic must-visit location to visit in the city while entering or exiting Jerusalem. Located in the east part of Jerusalem on the top of the Mount of Olives and provides the ultimate lookout over the old city of Jerusalem but also the new part.
Every tourist visiting Jerusalem will stop to take traditional photos and admire the beauty of Jerusalem.

From the Mount of Olives, you can watch many interesting locations and also reach them on foot.

1. The Jewish cemetery - the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world.

2. Dominus Flevit church - the place where Jesus cried over Jerusalem

3. Chapel of the Ascension

4. Garden of Gethsemane - where Jesus spent his last night and was captured before the crucifixion.

5. Old city walls - constructed by Suliman the Magnificent during the 16th century

Old Testament 

 Zechariah 14:4

On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south"

The return of Messiah on the judgment day is expected to be from the mount of olives.

New Testament

"As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and the end of the age?”

Jesus predicted the destruction of Jerusalem.

Visiting the observation point will be perfect when coming to Jerusalem for the first time or saying goodbye while watching an amazing sunset over the gold colors of the city.

Opening hours: 24/7


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