The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge east of the old city of Jerusalem with three peaks running from north to south. The highest, at-Tur, rises to 818 meters. It is named for the olive trees that once covered its slopes. The Mount of Olives has a special significance in the Christian and Jewish faiths. Its slopes have been used since the 3rd millenium BC as a cemetery.

01 Mount of Olives and Jewish cemetery 02 Russian orthodox church of Maria Magdalene 03 Church of all nations 04 Mosaic on facade of church of all nations 05 Ancient Jewish cemetery
06 Russian orthodox church of Maria Magdalene 07 Ancient Jewish cemetery 08 Ancient Jewish cemetery 09 Ancient Jewish cemetery
10 Ancient Jewish cemetery 11 Ancient Jewish cemetery 12 Russian orthodox church of Maria Magdalene
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