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Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethseman Church tourThe “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.

tour to Garden of GethsemaneThe garden near the church contains 12 olives trees, some of which are centuries old. Nearby we can also visit the Grotto of Gethsemane Mary’s Tomb , and the Kidron Valley Tombs .


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
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Mary’s Tomb
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Dominus Flevit
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Book a Private Tour to the Garden of Gethsemane

The Garden of Gethsemane is at the foot of Mount of Olives , and takes about 1 hour to explore.

Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Jerusalem, that will also include a visit to the Garedn of Gethsemane.