Mount of Olives

The Old City of Jerusalem is that part of surrounded by the impressive 16th-century Ottoman city walls and representing the heart of the city both historically and spiritually.

Notable Places in the Area

The , also known as the Mosque of the Ascension, is a mosque and shrine located on the Mount of Olives, in the district of Jerusalem. Photo: adriatikus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, located in the of , is the third holiest site in Islam. is situated 1 km west of Mount of Olives. Photo: عماد الدين المقدسي, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The Tomb of the Prophets is an ancient burial site located on the upper western slope of the Mount of Olives, . is situated 310 metres southwest of Mount of Olives.

Localities in the Area

is a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in where, according to the four Gospels of the New Testament, Jesus underwent the agony in the garden and was arrested the night before his crucifixion. Photo: Mewasul, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an Arab-majority neighborhood on the Mount of Olives approximately 1 km east of the Old City of .

Ma'ale HaZeitim is a small Jewish Israeli neighborhood in the Mount of Olives in , near the Israeli Arab neighborhood of .

Mount of Olives

31.7789° or 31° 46' 44.1" north
35.245° or 35° 14' 42.1" east
Open Location Code
790 metres (2,592 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2031059194
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Bukid han mga Olibo
  • Arabic: جبل الزيتون
  • Armenian: Ձիթենյաց լեռ
  • Azerbaijani: Zeytun dağı
  • Basque: Olibetako mendia
  • Basque: Olibondoen mendia
  • Belarusian: Аліўкавая гара
  • Belarusian: Аліўная гара
  • Bulgarian: Елеонски хълм
  • Bulgarian: Оливий
  • Bulgarian: Хълм на маслините
  • Catalan: Mont de les Oliveres
  • Cebuano: Mount of Olives
  • Chinese: 橄榄山
  • Chinese: 橄欖山
  • Croatian: Maslinska gora
  • Czech: Olivetská hora
  • Czech: Olivová hora
  • Danish: Oliebjerget
  • Dutch: Olijfberg
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جبل الزيتون
  • English: Mount Olivet
  • English: Olivet
  • Esperanto: Olivarba monto
  • Finnish: Öljymäki
  • French: Mont-des-Oliviers
  • French: Mont des Oliviers
  • French: mont des Oliviers
  • Frisian: Oliveberch
  • Gallegan: Monte das Oliveiras
  • German: Ölberg
  • Greek: Όρος των Ελαιών
  • Hebrew: הר הזיתים
  • Hindi: जैतून का पहाड़
  • Hungarian: Olajfák hegye
  • Indonesian: Bukit Zaitun
  • Irish: Cnoc na nOlóg
  • Italian: Monte degli Ulivi
  • Italian: Monte degli olivi
  • Japanese: オリーブ山
  • Japanese: オリーヴ山
  • Japanese: 橄欖山
  • Kannada: ಆಲಿವ್ಸ್ ಬೆಟ್ಟಸಾಲು
  • Korean: 올리브 산
  • Korean: 올리브산
  • Ladino: Ar Azeitim
  • Macedonian: Маслинова Гора
  • Macedonian: Маслинова гора
  • Malagasy: Tendrombohitra Oliva
  • Norwegian: Oljeberget
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oljeberget
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Oljeberget
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Mont deis Oliviers
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Mont dels Olius
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Mont dels Olivièrs
  • Persian: کوه زیتون
  • Polish: Góra Oliwna
  • Portuguese: Monte das Oliveiras
  • Romanian: Muntele Măslinilor
  • Russian: Елеон
  • Russian: Елеонская гора
  • Russian: Масличная гора
  • Russian: Элеонская гора
  • Scots: Moont o Olives
  • Serbian: Maslinova gora
  • Serbian: Маслинова гора
  • Serbian: Маслинска Гора
  • Serbo-Croatian: Maslinova gora
  • Slovak: Olivová hora
  • Slovak: Olivový vrch
  • Slovenian: Oljska gora
  • Spanish: Monte de los Olivos
  • Swahili (generic): Mlima wa Mizeituni
  • Swedish: Olivberget
  • Swedish: Oljeberget
  • Tagalog: Bundok ng mga Olibo
  • Tamil: ஒலிவ மலை
  • Turkish: Zeytindağı
  • Ukrainian: Єлеонська гора
  • Ukrainian: Оливкова гора
  • Urdu: جبل زیتون
  • Vietnamese: Núi Ôliu
  • Vietnamese: núi Cây Dầu
  • Vietnamese: núi Cây dầu
  • Vietnamese: núi Olives
  • Vietnamese: núi Olivet
  • Vietnamese: núi Ô-li-vê
  • Vietnamese: núi Ô-liu
  • Vietnamese: núi Ôliu
  • Vietnamese: núi Ôlivê
  • Waray (Philippines): Bukid han mga Olibo
  • Welsh: Mount of Olives
  • Western Panjabi: زیتون دا پعاڑ
  • Western Panjabi: زیتون دا پہاڑ
  • Wu Chinese: 橄榄山
  • Yiddish: הר הזיתים
  • Yiddish: הר הזתים
  • Yue Chinese: 橄欖山

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