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Located outside the walls of Jerusalem, this beautiful garden among a grove of olive trees is thought to be the place where Jesus particularly enjoyed prayer and contemplation.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Jericho Rd, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-628-3264
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The present-day garden is quite small, and you can’t walk through it because it’s fenced off. You can only walk around it. There are some very old olive trees there, but those trees would not actually have been there 2,000 years ago. Apparently, there’s no...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trees in garden are over 2000 years of The church alter is right on the stone where Jesus wept the church is the church of all nations

Thank lneault2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A intensely moving experience. To walk where Christ walked in his final hours was beyond belief. Praying there was an inspiring experience that has made a true mark on me.

Thank 76karl66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see some very old Olive trees where our Lord Jesus might have prayed before He was crucified.

Thank Glenda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could not help but cry the whole time we were here. It is such a powerful and beautiful sight, well maintained and wonderful guides who made it very special. I felt something here I hadn't felt on our whole trip to Israel. A sense...More

Thank PacificJewell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of a fantastic trip to Israel. To actually visit here, knowing that Jesus spent His last night on Earth here in the Garden of Gethsemane was, for me, a Christian, extremely moving.

Thank CarlaPen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This garden is a part of the scriptures & was our reason of visit. Of course in comparison to time things have change but we did take a round tour of this garden to have a look at it

Thank Bombayfood E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at these old Olive trees it is easy to imagine that they might have just been planted in Jesus's time. It is a reflective time to be in this garden and think about what happened here. It is a must see for all Christian...More

Thank Marianna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent some time here viewing the Olive trees and the well laid gardens the area was just wonderful so much to see

Thank Annetta B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here to take in the peaceful surroundings. Even though you could not enter the grounds, it is still a wonderful place to reflect on your life and the future.

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Kristialana
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Response from Kotsopoulou A | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact a local agent for tours eg Golden spirit tours
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Alex P
29 October 2017|
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Response from Deslock485 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I took a picture of the operating hours at their door. Summer ( April - Sept ) from 8am -6pm. Winter ( Oct - March ) 8am-5pm. We went there during early hours to avoid the crowds.
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Cindy M
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Response from 939vesna | Reviewed this property |
I visited the Garden of gethsemane with a daily tour - 8 hours walking from the Mount of olives, along all the holly places, along Via dolorosa, time off for lunch in a nice armenian restaurant and the tour end at the Church... More
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