Mount Zion

Jerusalem is the capital and largest city of Israel, though most other countries and the United Nations do not recognize it as Israel's capital. The ancient city in the Judean Hills has a fascinating history spanning thousands of years.

Notable Places in the Area

, also known as the "Upper Room" was the first Christian church according to Catholics. Photo: See The Holy Land, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
also known in Arabic as Bab Harat al-Yahud, or Bab an-Nabi Dawud, is one of eight Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. is situated 170 metres northeast of Mount Zion. Photo: Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

King is a site considered by some to be the burial place of biblical king David… Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

or Gehinnom is thought to be a small valley in . is situated 250 metres southwest of Mount Zion.

Localities in the Area

is a historic neighborhood in , overlooking the . Photo: Pazit Polak, CC BY 2.0.

The is one of the four quarters of the walled of .

Mount Zion

31.7716° or 31° 46' 17.8" north
35.2287° or 35° 13' 43.2" east
765 metres (2510 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2598721627
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جبل صهيون
  • Arabic: جبل صهيون‎
  • Armenian: Սիոն
  • Azerbaijani: Sion dağı
  • Basque: Sion
  • Basque: Sion Mendia
  • Breton: Menez Sion
  • Bulgarian: Цион
  • Catalan: Mont Sion
  • Catalan: Mont Sió
  • Cebuano: Mount Zion
  • Chinese: 郇山
  • Chinese: 錫安山
  • Chinese: 锡安山
  • Croatian: Cion (planina)
  • Croatian: Cion
  • Czech: Sijón
  • Danish: Zion-bjerget
  • Dutch: Berg Sion
  • Dutch: Berg Zion
  • Dutch: Mount Zion
  • Dutch: Sion
  • Dutch: Sionsberg
  • Dutch: Zion
  • Finnish: Siioninvuori
  • French: Mont Sion
  • French: Sion
  • Galician: Monte Sión
  • German: Berg Zion
  • German: Zionsberg
  • Greek: Όρος Σιών
  • Hebrew: הר ציון
  • Hindi: सीयोन पर्वत
  • Hungarian: Sion-hegy
  • Indonesian: Gunung Sion
  • Irish: Sliabh Shíón
  • Irish: Sliabh Zion
  • Italian: Monte Sion
  • Italian: Sion
  • Japanese: シオンの山
  • Korean: 시온산
  • Ladino: Monte Sion
  • Latin: Sion
  • Lithuanian: Sionas
  • Macedonian: Сионска Гора
  • Malagasy: Ziôna
  • Malay: Gunung Sahyun
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sionfjellet
  • Persian: کوه صهیون
  • Polish: Góra Syjon
  • Portuguese: Monte Sião
  • Romanian: Vârful Muntele Sion
  • Russian: Сион (гора)
  • Russian: Сион
  • Russian: гора Сион
  • Serbian: Sionska gora
  • Serbian: Сионска гора
  • Slovenian: Sion
  • Slovenian: Zion gora
  • South Azerbaijani: صهیون داغی
  • Spanish: Monte Sion
  • Spanish: Monte Sión
  • Spanish: Monte de Sion
  • Swedish: Mount Zion (kulle i Israel)
  • Swedish: Mount Zion
  • Tagalog: Bundok Sion
  • Tamil: சீயோன் மலை
  • Turkish: Zion Dağı
  • Ukrainian: Сіон
  • Urdu: הַר צִיּוֹן
  • Urdu: صہیون پہاڑی
  • Vietnamese: Núi Zion
  • Western Panjabi: صیہون پعاڑ
  • Yiddish: הר ציון
  • Har Tsiyyon
  • Jabal Sahyoun
  • Núi Sion

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