GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Mount of Olives or Mount Olivet is a mountain ridge east of Jerusalem's Old City, with an elevation of 826 m (2,710 ft). It is named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes.

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CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS

The Church of All Nations, also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane.

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CHURCH OF MARY MAGDALENE

The Church of Mary Magdalene is a Russian Orthodox church located on the Mount of Olives, near the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem.

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DOMINUS FLEVIT SANCTUARY

Dominus Flevit is a Roman Catholic church on the Mount of Olives, opposite the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

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GETHSEMANI MONASTERY AND GROTTO

Today, the Garden of Gethsemane is a Catholic monastery with a garden of eight olive trees. The cave commonly known as the Grotto of Gethsemane (which in Aramaic means the place of the olive oil press) is located to the right of the Tomb of the Virgin, with its entrance at the end of a corridor.

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JEWISH CEMETERY

The Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives, including the Silwan necropolis, is the largest and most ancient cemetery in Jerusalem.

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OTHER PICTURES

CHURCH OF ALL NATIONS

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The Church of All Nations, also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane.

CHURCH OF MARY MAGDALENE

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The Church of Mary Magdalene is a Russian Orthodox church located on the Mount of Olives, near the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem.

DOMINUS FLEVIT SANCTUARY

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Dominus Flevit is a Roman Catholic church on the Mount of Olives, opposite the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

GETHSEMANI MONASTERY AND GROTTO

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Today, the Garden of Gethsemane is a Catholic monastery with a garden of eight olive trees. The cave commonly known as the Grotto of Gethsemane (which in Aramaic means the place of the olive oil press) is located to the right of the Tomb of the Virgin, with its entrance at the end of a corridor.

JEWISH CEMETERY

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The Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives, including the Silwan necropolis, is the largest and most ancient cemetery in Jerusalem.

OTHER PICTURES

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