The “Garden of Gethsemane” is a holy Christian site at the foot of Mount of Olives, famous for being the place of the capture of Jesus by the Priests, after the “Last Supper”. The current “Church of all Nations” built over the “Rock of Agony” is a popular pilgrimage destination.
Gethsemane appears in the Greek original of the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Mark as Γεθσημανή ( Gethsēmanḗ). The name is derived from the Aramaic ܓܕܣܡܢ ( Gaḏ-Šmānê), meaning “oil press”. χωρἰον ( Matthew 26:36 and call it chōríon), meaning a place or estate.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|Grotto of Gethsemane|
|Day tour of Jerusalem|
Book a Private Tour to the Garden of Gethsemane
The Garden of Gethseamen is at the foot of Mount og Olivs, and takes about 1 hour to explore.