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Mount of Olives (5 folders)

Mount of Olives (5 folders)

The Mount of Olives is located on the east side of Jerusalem and overlooks the Judean Wilderness and Dead Sea to the east and the Old Ancient Core and Temple Mount of Jerusalem to the West.

It actually is a north–south ridge that rises to about 2,641 ft. (804 m.).   It is mentioned 30 times in the Bible, all but two instances in the New Testament in conjunction with the ministry of Jesus.

View looking east at the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives.

In the lower left (north) portion of this small image is the Church of All Nations that marks the traditional site of the Garden of Gethsemane.

In the center, the golden domes of the Church of Mary Magdalene are visible.

Above it, to the right (south), barely visible, is the "tear–drop shaped roof" of Dominus Flevit.

This folder contains a variety of “sites” that are located on the Mount of Olives.  Click on the “sites” to view images of each.