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Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge in East Jerusalem with three peaks running from north to south. The highest, at-Tur, rises to 2,683 feet. It is named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes. The Mount of Olives is associated predominantly with Jewish and Christian traditions but also contains several sites important in Islam. The mount has been used as a Jewish cemetery for over 3,000 years and holds approximately 150,000 graves.

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Olive Tree at Olive Mountain


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City of Jerusalem

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Jerusalem City

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Graves

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Fresh Grave

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Doom of the Rock

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Church of All Nations

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Thousands of Graves

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Tower of David

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