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Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery

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Address: Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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We stopped at the car park- kept the motor running with the car pointing in the exit position- impressive view of the graves

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Michael S
Brisbane, Australia
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you no have A relative buried there I no see any reason to visit the place, today as it's almost full it's only the important rabies which are berried there , THER is A legend that the ones berried THER will be the first to rise when MASHIACH COME !!!!!

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Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was awed by the peace felt here... When visiting a cementary I always wear sunglasses... just in case 😬😳. I also really like being able to see the Old City of Jerusalem and its wall from the Mount Of Olives and visit all the different churches while getting some excercise because I walked from the Western Wall. It took... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 694 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredibly large and old cemetery on the slopes of the Mount of Olives - clearly the place to be for the Jewish after exchanging the temporary with the eternal. We witnesses a funeral going on from afar.

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost completely full, a few sites are still available on the upper slopes, this cemetery is one of the oldest still being used on earth. Devoid of anything green, instead of flowers rocks and stones are placed on the graves as a sign of respect and devotion. With the old town and the part of Jerusalem in the background it... More 

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Walnut Creek
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an amazing place, right next to the Golden Gate, right outside of the walled city of Jerusalem.

1 Thank ajk717
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world over 3000 years old, which is still in use, right on the side of mount olive in Jerusalem

1 Thank EAhmad73
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The legend is that these folks are closest to Jerusalem (though outside the old city walls for reasons of ritual purity) and will rise first when the messiah comes. They are impressive for their sheer numbers. Note the rocks on top of the graves note visits from family and friends.

1 Thank Rhroncich
Bucharest, Romania
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a must-see if you're interested in history, culture or religion. It's a fantastic place. I suggest you take a guide so you can get information you wouldn't get just from looking at it or reading a brochure.

1 Thank Tiberiu C
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the car park- kept the motor running with the car pointing in the exit position- impressive view of the graves

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Jerusalem, Israel
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60 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I don't go in for cemetaries much, which accounts for my rating. It is quite big. You might want to browse for old dates.

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