Articles Tagged ‘Mount of Olives’

Mount of Olives 101

Mount of Olives 101 March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
For the best view over the Old City of Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives just can’t be beat.  But don’t think you drove up there just to take in the view. There’s enough history in this one spot to fill days of lectures, but since you’re lucky enough to be actually standing there...

Jerusalem,Israel: Home of Al Aksa and the Mount of Olives

Jerusalem,Israel: Home of Al Aksa and the Mount of Olives September 7, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Al-Aksa Mosque, in the foreground, is the less flashy but more holy Moslem site on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.  A few hundred yards to the north is the Dome of the Rock that gets way more photo attention thanks to its beautiful gold dome. Al Aksa is the third holiest site in the world for Moslems...

Best and Worst Times to Do Things in Jerusalem

Best and Worst Times to Do Things in Jerusalem April 6, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Jerusalem definitely has its own rhythm–as a city that’s home to three of the world’s major religions, there are certain times of day, days of the week, seasons of the year when you’ll either want to make a point of visiting certain sites in the city, or, you’ll want to...