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We hiked down the Mount of Olives, after taking a bus to the top. There are many sights along the way.

The Mosque of the Ascension The Mosque of the Ascension, with a footprint on the floor said to be the footprint of Jesus. The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster.  This church is believed to be where Jesus taught the Lords Prayer, and is now known for having tiled panels with the prayer in over 100 languages. The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster, with the Lords Prayer in English The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster, tomb of Aurelie de Bossi. The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster The Church of the Pater Noster View from the top of Mount Olives towards the Old City of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. View of the Jewish Cemetary on the Mount of Olives.  The stones on the graves are placed by mourners in rememberance of those who have passed away. View of the Jewish Cemetary from the top of Mount Olives towards the Old City of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. View from the top of Mount Olives towards the Old City of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. Jewish tradition holds that when the Messiah comes, the righteous will rise from the dead and those buried on the Mount of Olives will be the first to arise into xxxx. The gold domes of the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene. Al-Aqsa (Al-Aksa) Mosque Mount of Olives viewpoint. Jewish cemetary on the Mount of Olives Jewish cemetary on the Mount of Olives The Church of Dominus Flavet and the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene. View from the apse of the Church of Dominus Flavet looking toward the Old City of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. The gold onion domes of the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene. Steps lined with flower pots lead up to the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. The Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene. View of the Dome of the Rock and the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem from in front of the Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdelene. The gardens at the Church of all Nations has olive trees dating back hundreds of years. The front of the Church of All Nations.   Inside is where Jesus Christ is said to have prayed the night of his arrest. The inside of the Dome in the Church of All Nations. Inside the Church of All Nations.  Church of Mary Magdelene Now closed gate called Bab al-Tawba, the Gate of Repentance, and the Southern Portal, Bab al-Rahma, the Gate of Mercy. The lions. Lions Gate - named for the two lions carved into the sides of the gate.