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Mount Scopus National Botanical Garden

Mount Scopus | Hebrew University Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
02-679-4012
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Mount Scopus | Hebrew University Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We were on a cruise ship tour and had just driven over 2 hours from Haifa port. This was our first stop and the guide pointed out the key sites as you stood atop Mt. Scopus looking down on the Old City of Jerusalem. What...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The place is divided into geographic regions. The garden is not so well maintained, but there is a large variety of vegetation that can be seen and impressed. The children lost interest in the plant path in less than half an hour. There are guided...More

Thank Mosheshuk
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Nice view of Jerusalem. Located by Hebrew University. Some burial sites. The guy with the small pickup sells tasty fruit for a good price. The oranges were sweet and juicy.

Thank xfooey
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The top of Mount Scopus gave a good view of the Jerusalem city - despite the fact that the weather was bitterly cold and quite windy. Personally, the view from Mount of Olives was much more intriguing (which overlooked the mass graves), but definitely worth...More

Thank Minna M
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Mount Scopus before we entered the City and found that it provided us a great view and overview (thanks to our guide - I wouldn't go here without one) of Jerusalem. Our guide pointed out the Dome of the Rock and explained...More

Thank LCD425
Reviewed 26 March 2016

On Mount Scopus,the original place were the Hebrew University was innagurated 1924,the mountain was out of limits and military zone from 1948 to 1967. The whole campus was rebuilt and rennovated,near the garden some old remains of Jewish cemetry-The Nikanor Cave,well organised garden with representation...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 16 February 2016

the mount scopus view is outstanding, but be careful, the guy selling postcard and the panorama jerusalem picture is very active, he goes right up to you to unfold the picture and view, then he has his hand in your pocket too

Thank robertpeel189533
Reviewed 19 December 2015

If youre visiting campus, be sure to enjoy the serene atmosphere of the gardens. There is a great view also towards the desert!

Thank Risto H
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I keep coming back to the botanical garden to enjoy for a few minutes the water lilly pond, situated in the shade, with small waterfalls continuing to refill it.

Thank avmlevi
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Breath taking view of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus !!! Hebrew university has a wall with names of donors who donated a cool million dollars to the campus, next year my family name goes on the wall !!!!

Thank Nevets U
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