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This week's Mount of Olives Tours:

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Starting Point

The Mount of Olives Tour starts just outside the Jaffa Gate. Just look for the team in red SANDEMANs NEW Europe T-shirts!
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This 3-hour* 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
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Mary’s Tomb
  • Chapel of the Ascension
  • Church of Pater Noster

...and much more!

The Mount of Olives has been an important burial place since Canaanite times. Kingdoms and empires have come and gone and left their marks on this legendary hill. Today, it is an incredibly popular vantage point with simply breathtaking views of the holy sites of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Pilgrims are drawn to sites important to all three Abrahamic faiths, in particular those associated with Jesus’ last week on Earth and where the End of Days was described to the Disciples. For Jews and Muslims alike, the Mount of Olives is where the gates of heaven will open up on Judgement Day.

This tour takes in these profound ideas and gives you time to enjoy the views and hidden treasures scattered around the hill - and of course tells you the legend of those 2000-year-old olive trees!

Price includes 10 ILS for transportation. 15 ILS entrance fees will be paid directly to the churches

Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible


*Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!

Take advantage of our group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more!

Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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