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Beautiful site for meditation

Beautiful, understated church commemorating Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. Our group was able to visit... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
Taildragger-J3
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Nicely done

It's nice to see a church that isn't overdone like Holy Sepulcher, this simple church is a peaceful... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like what it commemorates, but the 1936 Mussolini-built structure honestly isn’t all that interesting. The drive to the top offers pretty views of the surrounding farm land and on a clear day, you might catch some glimpses of the Sea of Galilee. But I’d...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church and the surrounding gardens are nice, but did not feel like a ‘holy place’ however. Maybe because of the many tourists. Nevertheless, the view over the lake is great but there are better places to have an overview. The church is certainly worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

Beautiful, understated church commemorating Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. Our group was able to visit one of the adjacent outdoor chapels where we read and meditated on the Sermon.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

It's nice to see a church that isn't overdone like Holy Sepulcher, this simple church is a peaceful tribute to the location.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Beatitudes means he blessings listed by Jess in the Sermon on the Mount. You know, Blessed are…the poor in spirit, those who mourn,the meek, those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, the merciful, pure in heart, the peacemakers, those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

It was a nice outdoor cafe for lunch and coffee. The service was slow but worth the wait for coffee too. Had to pay to use the bathroom

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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

The scenery here is very beautiful. There is so much greenery and the church is really amazing. It’s a cool site to visit and it it well taken care of.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

This church was lovely set on a hill overlooking the Sea of Galilee. It is not that big, but has a pretty alter in the center. While we were there a group sang sacred songs, which was a real treat. The surrounding gardens are cool...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

The location is beautiful and tranquil, the church is nice. If you are in the sea of Galilee area do not miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mo379
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We arrived just before closing. It was a beautiful place and very quiet. The church Is very nice. If you just want peaceful visit close your day here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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tim42mf
21 October 2017|
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Response from luxfiat62 | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour, voici les horaires: Heures d'ouverture 8.00 - 11.45 14.30 - 16.45 Noël et Pâques, le sanctuaire est fermé.
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Response from bevalt52 | Reviewed this property |
0830-1200 , 1430-1700
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Response from Risto H | Reviewed this property |
A small fee, between 10 and 30nis. Cannot remember exact amount, sorry.
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