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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.
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guided tour included 45 minutes in the private garden which is across the road from the Church of the Agony. It was quiet, peaceful, no crowds, very meaningful and it was a special time of meditation and prayer. Of course, we had to leave...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

While you're on the Mount of Olives, a must stop site. Garden is lovely and very peaceful, so stop and ponder the historical significance of where you are.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Rick R
Reviewed yesterday

If you are Christian you want to say you were at the garden. It is a line of people walking past the garden (very small - you stay along a path outside the garden) thru a small church and out the exit. The end.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were rushed throught the Garden. Our guide rushed us thriugh most of the tour that day. This was common for the whole tour

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DeborahB1648
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our Christian tour group of 3 buses visited here first thing on a Tuesday morning. In my mind, I was visualizing a quiet place where I could be where Jesus was on that fateful night. Once again, the crowds were just overwhelming. Not a peaceful,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My mother-in-law as a Christian expected to find an oasis of quiet, instead you find couple of old olive trees within stone walls and paths. Not really worth the visit

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank rmenczer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take note of the very old olive trees in the garden before going into the church. The church is absolutely beautiful on the outside as well as in inside. Very crowded. There is a priest on hand to take confessions if that flows with your...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OLive trees date back to the time of Jesus. unbelievable to think of this place where Jesus was betrayed and arrested to start his passion.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SteveGl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing and spiritual place where Jesus prayed before He was arrrested and cruicifed for you and me to take away our sin and conquer death. The place brings the Bible to life when you read about the places Jsus was.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank anthony f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following the time of Jesus and the events in his Life that are studied in Catholicism this is an important and Beautiful place

Date of experience: October 2019
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Kristialana
18 December 2017|
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Response from S757DXgeorgea | Reviewed this property |
if you plan to visit Jerusalem all you need is a map! All things are close, for example from lions gate to ghetsimani garden you need to walk less than 10 minutes. i also recommend to use public transport because us very... More
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Alex P
30 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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