Always imagined this garden to be bigger, like a forest. The nearby church intereting. Toward the exit they stored cut olive branches. We picked them and brought home. Friends were very glad to be given them as small presents.
Everyone that has a Christian faith should go here. It has trees that are 1800 years old and it gives you the clear picture of where Jesus went. This is it.
I'm not sure exactly what I expected, but it was much smaller and sparser than I thought it would be. There is one tree that is about 500 years old, and the rest of the flora is more recent. However, it is an experience to walk in the area where Jesus prayed so fervently.
The Garden of Gethsamane is situated outside tha Old City of Jerusalem and may be a little far to walk, depending on which gate you ate at. Do not expect a garden where you can meander under the olive trees. There is a very small patch of garden with beautiful old olive trees. The flowers in the garden afe most... 更多