Jerusalem: Mount Of Olives Half-Day Tour

Overview

Discover the Mount of olives in this 3-hour walking tour and explore the sacred sites of Jerusalem's three major religions. Learn why this sacred place has been an important burial place since Canaanite times and witness the breathtaking views of the holy sites of Jerusalems Old city.This walking tour covers all the main sites and stories, including:- Amazing views of the Temple mount, the Old City, and the city walls- Garden of Gethsemane- Jewish Cemetery- Church of all nations- Dominus Flevit- Lords Prayer- Marys Tomb- Chapel of the ascension- Church of Pater Noster...and much more!

Details about this tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Meet your guide at the Jaffa Gate and prepare to explore the sacred sites of Jerusalems three major religions.

Stop At: Monte das Oliveiras, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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), Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
See the Church of Pater Noster, whose cloisters house panels bearing the Lords Prayer in 62 languages.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Dominus Flevit, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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 Jerusalems destruction.
Duration: 25 minutes
Stop At: Church of the Ascension -Mosque of the Ascension, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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, Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
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.

Inclusions

  • 10 ILS for transportation
  • Tour guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop off

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

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USD 33.64
Per Person