The Grotto of Gethsemane is sanctified since the 4th century CE as the cave where the disciples waited and witnessed the arrest of Jesus.
A cistern, a fragment of a Greek inscription, and ceiling decoratios attest to the use of the site in both Byzantine and Crusader times.
The Franciscians hold and maintain the site since the 14th century.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|Garden of Gethsemane|
|Kidron Valley tombs|
|Day Tour of Jerusalem|