Israels deep tour of Jerusalem
Israel has always been a very mysterious and controversial country in many peoples minds. Relatively speaking, there are not many tourists, because of the complexity of the historical environment, the war Frequent panic, or because it is strange and far away.
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Watching a sunset on the Mount of Olives is one of the best experiences to come to Jerusalem.
The Mount of Olives is outside the East Side of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is said that it is a mountain. In fact, it is a mountain beam that is not high. The highest point is more than 800 meters. Coming out of the Lions Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem, it is not far away.
It is said that Jesus preached on the Mount of Olives, and he entered Jerusalem from here a week before his death. In the late Mount of Olives, many Christian churches were built, so this is a holy place for Christianity. But on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, there are dense Jewish cemeteries. Because according to ancient Jewish legends, the Messianic era will begin in this mountain, so Jews have been buried here after centuries. It is a spectacle that two religions are entangled in this way and coexist. The
Olivine overlooks Jerusalem and the observation deck on the top. Although watching a sunset on the Mount of Olives is a great experience. But I didn't expect the temperature difference in Jerusalem in May to be so big. The temperature dropped sharply at sunset, and the wind was quite big. I couldn't help it at the top of the mountain. Its hard to get to the setting sun, and I cant wait to take a picture of the Chinese lanterns.
The Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is the best place to enjoy the panoramic view of the Old City of Jerusalem. Although it is not visible on rainy days, you can clearly see the Golden Mosque opposite. The Mount of Olives is full of Christian sacred sites. The ancient cemetery that buried the Jews for hundreds of years is also on the mountain, so it is also a memorable sacred place for the Jewish nation. Sitting in the ancient city, at the same time becoming the common holy land of the three sects, only Jerusalem.
Located on the east side of the city of Jerusalem, the Mount of Olives occupies the highest geographical position nearby. It is said that in the days of Jesus, the whole mountain was filled with olive trees.
Standing on the hill, looking beyond the valley of the Jewish tombs, and then seeing Jerusalem. At first glance, it makes people sigh: this is a place where the sacred light shines.
Three days before Jesus suffered, he told his disciples on the Mount of Olives that he predicted that the second temple built by Herod II would be destroyed someday. On the last day of his crucifixion, it was from the Mount of Olives that he entered the city of Jerusalem. Finally, after the resurrection of Jesus, it disappeared on the Mount of Olives. In Judaism, there is a saying of the Last Judgment that the Messiah will come to the Mount of Olives one day and the final judgment will be opened. The Jews believed that they were God's chosen people, and they were buried here to give priority to heaven.
Therefore, since the ages, the slopes of the Mount of Olives have become the most sacred cemetery of Jews worldwide. Tens of thousands of graves are piled up in the Mount of Olives and the Valen Valley, spectacular and sultry.