Mount of Olives
Mount of Olive (before1899)
The Mount of Olives is one of three peaks of a mountain ridge which runs for 3.5 km just east of Old Jerusalem across the Kidron Valley, in this area called the Valley of Josaphat. The peak to its north is Mount Scopus, at 826 m, while the peak to its south is the Mount of Corruption, at 747. The highest point on the Mount of Olives is A-Tur, at 818 meters (2,683 ft).The ridge acts as a watershed, and its eastern side is the beginning of the Judean Desert.
The Mount of Olives is a mountain ridge east of Jerusalem's Old City in East Jerusalem. It is named for the olive groves that once covered its slopes. It is said by believers that Jesus gave an end-time prophecy at this location.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.
House of Caiaphas
The High Priest known as Caiaphas played a key role in the crucifixion of Jesus according to the Christian bible
St. Peter in Gallicantu
The fabulous Saint Peter in-Gallicantu Church is built in the slopes of mount Zion. According to tradition, this was the place of the palace of high priest Caiaphas. Its name is given after the story of Peter's triple denial of Christ and the cock crowing twice.
Mark 14: 72 - "And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept".
The Upper Room
This is the place were Jesus and his deciples had the last supper
The Last Supper is the final meal that, according to Christian belief, Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion. The Last Supper is commemorated by Christians all over the world up till today.
City of David
In the Old City we will visit the Western Wall as well as the Cardo (Jewish Quarter). Step back in time when you go and see the way to Damascus and walk along the walls of this great and ancient city.