It is believed that Jesus had risen from the dead at this place. We were fortunate enough to be present when a service was taking place n the experience was divine!!
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Located at the top of Mount of Olives. Tour is quick, small church. Where Jesus ascended to heaven .
Christians believe Jesus ascended into heaven from a high mountain near the holy city, so this is as likely a place as any. I have to admit that I find the alleged last footprint of the Lord in the rock as a bit dubious. That...More
To understand that this place is actually a mosque 364 days a year was something I found interesting. If you're just looking at it, you'll never be able to appreciate the intricacies. Make sure you have a guide explaining things to you. Totally worth it.
It was a very lovely sight and I was glad to pay for the entrance the 5 sheckels which is nothing to see this amazing place. My tour guide was not Christian and it was a bit more challenging to enjoy the place because of...More
When you visit this 12 century Chapel, in your imagination try to remove a dome and octagonal drum from outside, and a mihrab from inside , and you will probably see the crusaders structure. 5 shekels for a ticket to see what is left from...More
A good way to see the many churches and other monuments on the Mount of Olives is to take a taxi from the old city, e.g. Lion's gate, to the Chapel of the Ascension which is on the highest point, and then walk down. We...More
A beautiful little gem tucked away on the top of Mount Olives, worth a visit if only due to the beautiful building. Built in AD 380 and rebuilt by the crusaders in the 12th Century to commemorate the place of Jesus' ascension. The stone in...More
Very special place that you will find walking the hill over Olive Mount. Simple but very special. It really deserves a visit. The only strange thing was a guy selling tickets to go inside - 5 NIS. In fact, there is a picture of him....More
For a small fee you can see this little chapel which is said to be the last place Jesus touched earth before ascending. We were the only ones there but it is a nice starting point to tour the Mount of Olives.