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Jerusalem Christian Tour from Tel Aviv
"After a pickup from your Tel-Aviv hotel you'll walk through all the 14 stations of Via Dolorosa from the Praetorium and up to the Golgotha. Via Dolorosa (""Way of Grief"" in Latin) is a path where Jesus was lead in agony carrying the crucifixion cross. After proceed to the Holy Sepulcher Church. This huge building covers what Christians believe is the site of the most important event in human history the place where Jesus rose from the dead. Visit the Last Supper room
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Jerusalem Half-Day Tour from Tel Aviv: Dome of the Rock and Western Wall
"Departing from Tel Aviv in your air-conditioned coach your first stop is the Mount of Olives for scenic views over Jerusalem. From this vantage point you can see the Dome of the Rock at theTemple Mount Esplanade where heaven is said to meet earth.Traveling via the Kidron Valley you will pass the Garden of Gethsemane (where Jesus prayed before his crucifixion) before continuing to the walls of the Old City. Entering through the Armenian Quarter you will visit the famous Western Wall (Wailing Wall) the holiest of Jewish sites which functions as an open-air synagogue for thousands of worshippers.Your half-day tour then crosses over to the Christian quarter where you can follow the route of the Via Dolorosa - an important pilgrimage for many Christian visitors. Look out for the 14 Stations of the Cross as you trace Jesus' steps to the site of his Crucifixion at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.After
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Old Jerusalem Day Trip from Tel Aviv
"Leave your centrally located Tel Aviv hotel in an air-conditioned coach for the approximate 90-minute journey to Jerusalem Israel's ancient capital and a spiritual center for Christians Jews and Muslims.On arrival visit the Mount of Olives for panoramic views over Old Jerusalem. Then drive along the Kidron Valley to see the Garden of Gethsemane Church of All Nations and the ancient Jewish cemetery. Watch too for the Dormition Abbey said to mark where the Virgin Mary died.Next
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Garden of Gethsemane Tips (23)

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Gethsemane (also spelled Gethsemani) was the garden where, according to the New Testament and Christian traditions, Jesus watched, prayed, and suffered for the sins of the world the night before he was crucified. According to Luke, Jesus' anguish in Gethsemane was so deep that "his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground." Gethsemane was also where Christ was betrayed by the disciple Judas Iscariot.
The garden identified as Gethsemane is located at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Located by the garden is the Church of All Nations, also known as the Church of the Agony. The ancient church was destroyed by the Sassanids in 614. The church rebuilt on the site by the Crusaders was finally razed, probably in 1219. Also on the Mount of Olives is the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Mary Magdalene with its distinct golden, onion-shaped domes (Byzantine/Russian Style). It was built by Russian Tsar Alexander III in memory of his mother.

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May 06, 2007

Gethsemane

Gethsemane is the famous spot at the feet of the Mount of Olives where Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iskariot. The Garden can be visited, there are some olive trees that are said to have witnessed the scene, they are more than 2000 years old.

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Nov 15, 2005

Garden of Gatsemane

Mount Olives is full with Christian sites and this is one of the firsts. The garden is beautiful, even if you are not interested in the religious significance. The olive trees here date back 2000 years ago, to the days of Jesus.

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May 08, 2005

THE GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE

The olive trees vary between 300 and 2300 years in age - according to whom you believe. Here is the Garden of Gethsemane - identified as early as the 4th century as the site where Jesus was betrayed by Judas. The Church of All Nations is built over a much older basilica built by Theodosius I - 379-384 - some of the original mosaic floor can be seen. Focal point for the church is the rock on which Jesus is though t to have prayed prior to his arrest.

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Apr 06, 2005
 
 
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Garden Of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane is on the base of the Mount of Olives.
It is thought that this is the site where Jesus was arrested. It also houses some of the worlds oldest olive trees.

It was probably a one off, but i was approached & propositioned by a local whilst wandering alone around the garden.............Just be aware!

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Sep 09, 2004

The Garden of Gethsemmane

There are ancient olive trees here that date back 2,000 years to the time of Christ. It was in this garden the Christ, wracked with doubt about his coming destiny, finally excepted his fate. The first church built here between 379 - 384 was destroyed by an earthquake. The Crusaders built an oratory on the site, but was abandoned arount 1345. In the beginning of the 20th century a basilica was built, which protects the "Rock of Agony " and the remains of the Byzantine Mosaics left by the Crusaders.

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Jan 11, 2003

Being in Jerusalem visit the...

Being in Jerusalem visit the GETHSEMANI GARDEN where Jesus Christ came after the Last Supper. Enter the Church of Agony where Jesus Christ had to make the agonizing decision. The church is rather small, semi-dark, the atmosphere is really depressing.

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Sep 12, 2002

In the garden of Gethsemani...

In the garden of Gethsemani there is a very remarkable sculpture in a wall. The sculpture is about Jesus when he had the most difficult time in his life on earth. This time was so diffucult that he sweating blood.

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Garden of Gethsemane

Right outside the Church of all nations is a little area of olive trees preserved of what was the garden of Gethsemane

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Jim_Eliason
Dec 13, 2012

The last night.

These olive trees are dated between 1000-2000 years old. The garden has a prescence about it. On slopes of Mt.Olive

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Mar 13, 2005

The Gethsemani Garden is a...

The Gethsemani Garden is a fantastic place to visit. It is kind of difficult to be a place that has so old trees.

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Church of all Nations

This monument was built at the beginning of the 20th century around a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest. Este monumento foi construído no início do século XX em...
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Mount of Olives

The mountain ridge east of the Old City is the Mount of Olives, named after the olive groves that used to cover its slopes in the past. The highest point is at-Tur (818m). I was surprised there are no...
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Dominus Flevit Church

Walking down Mount of Olives toward the Old City we saw people getting inside this small church. It’s a roman catholic church that was built in 1955 and is called Dominus Flevit (The Lord Wept) thus...
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The Old City Gates

Part of the Jewish Quarter below the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Western Wall and extending near the Dung Gate was formerly the Morrocan Quarter (which existed from after the time Saladin defeated the...
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St Anne Church

part two of my St. Anne Church tips with more picture of the crypt below where the Virgin Mary was born. Saint Anne was the Mother of the Virgin Mary and this Site along the Old City of Jerusalem,...
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Temple Mount

The Dome of the Rock is the most famous Islamic site in Jerusalem. It is impressive, beautiful and can be seen from all over Jerusalem. The Dome of the Rock is not a mosque, but a Muslim shrine. Like...
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