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This tear-shaped church was built between 1953 and 1955 on the spot where, according to tradition, Jesus wept over Jerusalem.
Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dominus Flevit is a Roman Catholic church on the Mount of Olives, opposite the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The church was designed and constructed between 1953 and 1955 by the Italian architect Antonio Barluzzi and is held in trust by the Franciscan...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Roman Catholic church shaped like a teardrop located on the Mount of Olives. The church is not big but there are a few points of interest. 1) from the church's window at the altar, there is a beautiful view of Temple Mount....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dominus flevit is a church highly frequented by tourists. You can think of the fact as negative. Sometimes, however, you might find a seat among a group of Christians singing, praying or attending a common service and you may feel their joy and benefit from...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

A must to see and experience as you travel from the Mount of Olives down to the Garden of Gethsemane. The view from the Altar window is definitely a photo spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This is where Jesus wept over Jerusalem. Shaped like a tear drop. Looks like an onion. You should have someone with you to explain the significance of this place!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Very simple church on the Mount of Olives but another significant site because this is where Jesus is traditionally said to have wept when noting the future destruction of Jerusalem Simple inside - but a lovely floor mosaic and an intriguing ceiling 'Jesus Wept' is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Incredible view from the Mount of Olives from the Church. I travelled alone and kept getting asked by a Palestinian workman for some money for him and his colleagues who were picking olives. I told them I give money directly to the church and he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasUK1
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is the church of tears. It is a rather plain church but the ceiling looks like tear drops of gold falling down. There is also a nice mosaic on the floor. This church is within a short walk from Pater Noster.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Dominus Flevit, translated from Latin as "The Lord Cryed" was built in the form of a tear drop to represent the tears of Jesus Christ. According to chapter 19 of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus wept emotionally, after predicting the future destruction of Jerusalem and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ilzoa
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Interesting place to visit and the tour guide explained the shape of this church( tear) and why . Inside has a very nice view of Jerusalem. There was a service going on so we waited till they finished before we went in to see, very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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