Dominus Flevit, Jerusalem

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Shaped as a teardrop, Dominus Flevit marks the spot where Christ wept over the fate of Jerusalem after he triumphantly entered the city on the first Palm Sunday. Commissioned by the Franciscans, the mid 20th-century church features a design by Italian architect Antonio Barluzzi, and occupies the site of an ancient burial ground and the ruins of an early Byzantine church. Near the entrance, you can see the floor mosaics from the earlier church, featuring floral and geometrical motifs. The window behind the altar offers scenic views of the city and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Use our Jerusalem planner to visit Dominus Flevit on your trip to Jerusalem, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Here is was unusual and large Windows in the Church and worship towards the window style. Right behind the Windows overlooking the views of Jerusalem panorama! Masses have been held on the day of visit, peeking in from the window of the parabolic antenna. All of this side is seriously embarrassing σ (^ _ ^;)
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  • In the middle of the Mount of olives is the Dominus Flevit (the Lord wept). Is a Franciscan sanctuary with a beautiful architecture and makes memory to tears that Jesus shed when looking for Jerusalem. Worth knowing
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  • This temple looks good. Also looks good in the Kidron Valley. And the tears, Jesus prophesied the destruction of Jerusalem said.
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  • A church empty of other tourists when was visiting it, it was a quick tour when I was visiting it, because the tour guide was telling me to stay in the last. Did anyone encountered that tour guide before? The tour organizer said he was from Taiwan and our pastor said nothing about it. I feel very strange about it.
  • A very nice and special church in Jerusalem on mount olives. This is one of two churches that the aps is directed west and not east as most churches do. This is because Jesus stood there and cried for the destruction of the Temple 40 years later.
  • Great spot for photo! There is one spot you have to stand looking towards the old city, than it looks like the cross on the Altar is over the holy Sepulchre. It is one of the churches were the Altar looks to the west. The church is built in a form of tears. Reminding that Jesus foresaw the destruction of the temple. Important fore those who deny the connection of the temple-mount with the Jewish temple. (Luk 19,41-44)
  • Yeshúa {יהשע} not only is completely far from this building but he also abhors and despises any religious organization that beyond being apostate is homicidal and accessary to multiple crimes against individuals and against humanity. He said about this kind of organisation: "YOU hypocrites, Isaiah aptly prophesied about YOU, when he said, ‘This people honors me with their lips, yet their heart is far removed from me. It is in vain that they keep worshiping me, because they teach commands of men as doctrines.'" This Satanic organisation will be the first the Messiah will destroy.
  • Jesus sat here and wept over Jerusalem. Besides I saw here the crown of thorns bush from which our lord's crown was made of.

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