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Church of Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum

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Visit Church of Mount of Beatitudes, a Catholic church built on the spot where Jesus preached his “Sermon of the Mount.” Built in 1938, the church is nestled on the hilltop overlooking the Sea of Galilee, believed to be the site where Jesus delivered the eight blessings, or beatitudes. Admire the Byzantine-style building and its mosaics that represent the beatitudes, take in the peaceful atmosphere, and enjoy the view that stretches from the hilltop. Work out when and for how long to visit Church of Mount of Beatitudes and other Capernaum attractions using our handy Capernaum tourist route planner.
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  • A must see for the natural beauty- the views of the lake are amazing, the grounds are splendid, and the design of the church is unlike most you have ever seen before. For these reasons alone one shoul...  more »
  • such a tranquil spot next to the sea of Galilee. totally recommended to those faithful that are interested to visit where Jesus gave the sermon on the mount  more »
  • Love that the place has little corners and seats so you can just be alone to pray and contemplate. There were other groups having private ceremonies, singing, which made it very emotional and you tota...  more »