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Mount of Olives

Jerusalem

The Mount of Olives is located east of the Old City Jerusalem.

Once upon a time olives trees where covering the mountain so this is where the name descends from. It has been used as a Jewish Cemetery for over 3000 years already and has around 150,000 graves. Also, several events connected to Jesus are said to have happened on the Mount of Olives.

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