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Even if hundreds of people climb the hill through the narrow street from Getsemane to Olive Mountain, there is everytime a crazy taxidriver who needs to get the same way instead of driving another route (where regular traffic is active). That is really a pain...More
The scene from the top of the Mt of Olives is iconic. This is what is normally on postcards, websites, in books, magazines, videos. Nothing compares to being there. It was beautiful. We came at sunset and the changing of colors to seeing the Old...More
Loved walking up the Mount of Olives and visting all the main attractions around there. We saw lots of tour buses driving up but in our opinion if you do that you wish the full beauty of the place and how it all connects together.
The Mount of Olives is well-known for its historical and biblical context. It was part of our tour of the holy city. It contains the dome of ascension and the pilgrim fields. Worth doing to connect the dots.
Response from robbertl124 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It may look far but actually very well doable. Take eg the Lion gate, go to Getsemaneh and directly behind Getsemaneh on the right hand side a road goes straight up to Mt Olive with the fantastic views.