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Location: Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel | Jerusalem, Israel
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Ancient Jewish cemetery site, over 3,000 years old
Spiritual places of Christian pilgrimage
Excellent vantage point for views across the city
Peaceful olive groves on the lower slopes
Expert guide ready to provide extensive information
Guided tour of the Mount of Olives
Roundtrip transportation to and from central Jerusalem
Commentary in English
Visit the significant historical site of the Mount of Olives. It has held relevance to the human race since the times of the Canaanite people several thousand years ago. Learn of its use as a Jewish burial ground and its importance to Christianity as you appreciate the view over neighboring Jerusalem.
As you travel up through the olive groves, begin to take note of the panoramic views, and keep your eyes peeled for the hidden treasures scattered over the hill. Discover from your local guide how the area has been used as a Jewish cemetery for over 3,000 years and contains more than 150,000 graves.
Feel the spirituality of the area as you understand its importance to Christianity. Declared in the Bible as the place from which Jesus ascended to heaven, it has long been a site of pilgrimage for those of the Christian faith.
Journey back into town and as your tour concludes consider continuing on your own to uncover more significant sites in this ancient city.
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book:
Children 11 and younger are complimentary.,
Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
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