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Important Holy Land Sites to See in Jerusalem

Mount of Olives
The Mount of Olives is a sacred place for Jews and Christians mentioned in the Holy Scriptures, first as King David’s escape route during the rebellion of his son Absalom (2 Sam 15:24-37), later in the prophets, however it is mentioned with great significance in the New Testament, where Jesus’ prayed and taught his Disciples, where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, where Jesus says "My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me." (Matthew 26:36-39), and where Jesus is taken up into Heaven (Acts 1).

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The Garden of Gethsemane in the Holy Land


Gethsemane
is the name of the garden, as written in the New Testament, where Jesus prayed last before His arrest (Mark 14:32-42) From the Scriptures we read; Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, "Sit here while I go over there and pray." He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, "My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me." Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will." Matthew 26:36-39.

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Experience The Church of the Holy Sepulcher on your Tour to Israel

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher, also known as the Church of the Resurrection to Eastern Orthodox Christians, is a Basilica in the Old City of Jerusalem that is the holiest Christian site in the world. It sits on a holy site that is accepted to incorporate both Golgotha, or Calvary, where Jesus was crucified, and the tomb (mausoleum or sepulchre) where he was laid to rest. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher has been an essential Holy Land tour destination since the fourth century.  

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Travel to Jerusalem on a Holy Land Tour to Israel


No tour to the holy land is complete with out visiting Jerusalem, the city chosen by God, the Golden city of Jerusalem. Experience the Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Walk along the Via Dolorosa, visit the Holy Sepulchre, see the Knesset, the Memorial to the Holocaust.

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