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Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery

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Address: Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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US$89.00*
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We stopped at the car park- kept the motor running with the car pointing in the exit position- impressive view of the graves

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Walnut Creek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just an amazing place, right next to the Golden Gate, right outside of the walled city of Jerusalem.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world over 3000 years old, which is still in use, right on the side of mount olive in Jerusalem

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The legend is that these folks are closest to Jerusalem (though outside the old city walls for reasons of ritual purity) and will rise first when the messiah comes. They are impressive for their sheer numbers. Note the rocks on top of the graves note visits from family and friends.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-see if you're interested in history, culture or religion. It's a fantastic place. I suggest you take a guide so you can get information you wouldn't get just from looking at it or reading a brochure.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the car park- kept the motor running with the car pointing in the exit position- impressive view of the graves

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Thank Michael S
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't go in for cemetaries much, which accounts for my rating. It is quite big. You might want to browse for old dates.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's amazing how jews honor their dead... after the visit they place a stone on top of the grave. So you'd know who gets a lot of visits... maybe a life of prominence, character and goodness or simply your regular guy!

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adams, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We walked by this cemetery on a tour of Israel. It is between the mount of Olives and the Garden of Gethsemane. The views from here of Jerusalem are excellent.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not your usual site to see but it's a nice place as it is a lookout point where you can see Jerusalem! You can also see prophecy fulfilled while standing on the Mount of Olives looking towards Jerusalem, at the temple mount and at the mercy gate/golden gate and at the kidron valley and at the city of David.

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Iasi, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I saw many cemeteries and I think this is the biggest. Full of tourists and many Jews who come to grieve. Views from here to the Old Jerusalem is very beautiful.

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