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Jerusalem: Mount of Olives Half-Day Tour

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    Pass By: Jaffa Gate, Jaffa Road Omar Ibn Katab, Jerusalem Israel

    Meet your guide at the Jaffa Gate and prepare to explore the sacred sites of Jerusalem’s three major religions.

    Stop At: Monte das Oliveiras, Mount of Olives Road, Jerusalem Israel

    Walk through the ancient Jewish cemetery on the slopes, and learn about some of the illustrious figures laid to rest here, and why burial in the graveyard is considered such a privilege.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Dome of the Rock, Temple Mount, Jerusalem Israel

    Absorb the spectacular views of Old Jerusalem, picking out the dazzling gold-coated Dome of the Rock. As you take in the scene, hear how Jews and Muslims believe the Mount is where the gates of heaven will open on Judgment Day, and how, in Christian belief, the hill was the setting of many biblical events.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony), Garden of Gethsemane Foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

    Visit the Church of All Nations, home to a slab of rock where Jesus is believed to have prayed before his arrest.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Pater Noster, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

    See the Church of Pater Noster, whose cloisters house panels bearing the Lord’s Prayer in 62 languages.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Dominus Flevit, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

    Learn why the panels are here and then visit the church of Dominus Flevit. Examine this beautiful, teardrop-shaped church and discover how its shape symbolizes the weeping of Jesus as he foresaw Jerusalem’s destruction.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Ascension -Mosque of the Ascension, al-Tur Village, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem Israel

    See the Chapel of Ascension that stands where Jesus is believed to have risen to heaven, and wander through the Garden of Gethsemane, where he is held to have spent the night before his arrest.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Garden of Gethsemane, Jericho Rd, Jerusalem Israel

    See the ancient olive trees and absorb the sense of antiquity before visiting the Crusader church said to mark the tomb of the Virgin Mary.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Tomb of the Virgin Mary, El-Mansuriya, Jerusalem 9711300 Israel

    Enter the crypt to see the rock tomb as your guide recounts its history and importance to both Christians and Muslims.

    Your tour ends here, leaving you free to continue exploring or make the short walk independently back into Old Jerusalem.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Jaffa Gate, Omar Ibn Katab, ירושלים
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Return Details
    Tomb of the Virgin, Jerusalem
    • 10 ILS for transportation
    • Tour guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • 15 ILS Donation entrance fee for 2 churches
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
    • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Anna, our guide, was great. Very professional and nice. Perfect english and very prepared. The mount of olives is simply a must when u gi to jerusalem and this tour fulfilled my expectations and gave me alot of infos and inspiration to learn even more on my own
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    My wife and I went to Jerusalem's Mount of Olives Tour (pay tour) and we found everythign perfect. Our guide, Anna, explained everything with too much enthusiasm and very chronologically that made us understand everything perfectly. After a reaserch we found that: making this
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    The tour was good but I separated a tour in spanish and they gave me in english, I am glad I speak both otherwise I couldn’t understand anything.
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    Excellent tour and our guide Yoni, was very knowledgeable. He made the tour very pleasant, definitely give this one a try!!
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    During our time in Jerusalem, we took many tours through various companies and this was our favorite! It was mostly due to our tour guide, Yoni. He was entertaining and provided a lot of detail about each site. He also thoroughly answered any questions. What makes him stand out
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    • Duration: 3h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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