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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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