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Jerusalem and Bethlehem 1 day
Tel Aviv-Yafo- Tel Aviv District- Israel
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10 Hours
40 Persons
English
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Brief

Tour Jerusalem and Bethlehem daily with our licensed guides. Tour the Old City of Jerusalem see the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue on to Bethlehem to walk through Manger Square, and to the Church of Nativity. 

Tour Detail

A driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will start the drive along the Kidron Valley, view the Garden of Gethsemane, the Mount of Olives and the Church of all Nations. Enter the Zion Gate, and tour the Byzantine Cardo. Continue to the Western Wall by way of the Jewish Quarter. The Western Wall is the remaining wall of the Second Temple. Walk along to join the pilgrims on the Via Dolorosa to follow the Stations of the Cross, and arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the Old City market before departing for Bethlehem. Arriving in Bethlehem we will walk along Manger Square to arrive at the Church of Nativity. The first church was built in 339 A.D. and destroyed by fire., and the second church was built in 565 A.D. The church was constructed over the site where Jesus was said to have been born. Arrival back to your hotel about 18:00.

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Inclusions

Driver
Hotel pickup and drop off
Licensed Guide
Entrance Fees

Exclusions

Insurance
Tips and Gratuities
Lunch
Personal insurance

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

llinia

2020-02-16 11:53:46

"Impressive" We visited the church and it’s beautiful outside as well as inside. The priest was doing a ceremony, while a lot of people we’re praying. It was a bit crowded because it’s a popular tourist...

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Michael O

2020-02-12 06:35:28

"Excelent" Mount of Olives, this beautiful church was first built by the Byzantines in 379 and rebuilt between 1919 and 1924, the design was magnificent and I was able to light a candle and pray on the altar...

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211hankh

2020-02-02 16:29:12

"Gorgeous, Yet Sobering" The inside of this wonderful church is dark - necessarily so - and perfect for meditation and prayerful reflection. But once your eyes get used to the low light, you're in for a treat. Look up...

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jfran

2020-01-21 09:35:51

"A must see!" This is a must see while in Jerusalem. The church interior is gorgeous. And of course the garden of Gethsemane is so meaningful.

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449louisp

2020-01-04 14:32:07

"Reflective time away from crowds." It was so good to sit & pray & be reflective away from the group & not too many other people here at that time.

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Jill V

2020-01-03 14:02:38

"Beautiful Church" Beautiful church amazing and moving to be able to touch the rock where Jesus had His agony in The Garden. Right outside is The Garden of Gethsemane where there are Olive Trees that are more then...

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vanessamariappr

2019-12-26 08:28:43

"Holy place " This is one of the most important places to Christians visit in Israel. It’s located at Getsêmani. The place where Jesus cryed before be crucified. Really beautiful church and touching place.

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eawdooley

2019-12-09 22:37:36

"60th birthday" On entering the church take time to check out the amazing doors, when you enter the church th font to bless yourself is set back slightly on right this is an amazing sculpture in its own right. In...

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pameladB7178MB

2019-12-01 20:17:24

"Gorgeous & Inspiring" Somber, beautiful & thought provoking. Was glad Mom and I were able to make our way to the front and touch the stone Jesus prayed on. Handled the crowds well, we were able to enjoy the visit.

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IlyaNJ

2019-12-01 12:18:08

"Worth a visit" One of the impressive churches on the slope of the Mount of Olives, next to Gethsemane Olive Garden.

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tarap723

2019-11-23 06:18:03

"Worth a visit - expect crowds" This was the first stop on our tour, and it was a 2 for 1 special. Right outside the church is the Garden of Gethsemane. The church is intentionally dark to reflect the agony of Christ. The stars on...

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bsimosd

2019-11-20 09:55:04

"A Location highlighting Gethsemane" The interior of the church was quite interesting. But the highlight for me were the old olive trees nearby reminding me of the Garden of Gethsemane, and which overlooked the Kidron Valley and former...

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SteveGl

2019-11-18 07:57:15

"7 days in Jerusalem" Quite an experience seeing how all the countries in the world pay tribute to Jesus Christ and Mary through there own artistic portrayals.

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aussiedave717

2019-09-29 22:16:35

"An important and impressive site" This is an important religious location marked by the Church of All Nations and the nearby Garden of Gethsemane. The church is an important architectural building and well worth a visit. The Garden...

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carrolld470

2019-09-29 05:12:46

"Beautiful tribute to Christ’s night of prayer" Built over the rock it was believed Jesus prayed at before his arrest, this monument was not overdone. It is beautiful, reverent and inspires meditation.

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Tammy F

2019-09-26 06:04:09

"Beautiful and moving" Lovely church. Very crowded and hot. You are able to go up onto the alter and touch, pray before the rock which is said to be where Jesus laid his head. If you are lucky, someone will be...

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spiceroad2016

2019-09-18 19:03:18

"Beautiful" Located next to the Garden of Gethsemane, the large rock before the altar is believed to be where Jesus rested the night before his betrayal. Twelve nations supplied the funds to build this church...

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beachlovernc2015

2019-09-17 04:26:43

"Beautiful church at the Garden of Gesthemane" We were with a large group touring the Holy Land and this was a stop on one of our days spent in Jerusalem. The church is quite beautiful and worth going through. This is a Catholic Built church...

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psg215

2019-08-26 04:25:29

"where Jesus prayed before His arrest" the site where Jesus cried tears of blood. the rock he dropped His tears is there inside this church safely kept in the church.

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GoldnAdvice

2019-08-25 12:54:12

"Church In Gethsemane Garden" The church is located in Mount Olives near Gethsemane garden. It was built with funds from many Nations, hence the name church of all nations. Inside the church is a big rock where it is said Jesus...

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MicheleParis

2019-08-25 02:02:17

"Beautiful Church of the Agony" While in Jerusalem, we went to see the Church of All Nations on August 15. When we arrived, there was a procession for Virgen Mary (15 Aug.) therefore it was pretty crowded. The procession was...

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ECWorld

2019-08-16 06:08:03

"Nice little church" Crowded church next to the Garden of Gethsemane. Somber decoration and dim lighting inside the church expressed the theme of the church. Ceiling showed evening stars flanked by olive trees, and...

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bear2bear

2019-08-14 18:05:31

"Beautiful but crowded" Be prepared to experience large crowds of people in the morning. We visited this church before spending time in the Garden.

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Randburg

2019-08-14 09:50:28

"Beautiful little Olive Garden " Nice basilica to visit, but we enjoyed the small Olive Garden with ancient olive trees. At around 16:00 there was almost no one else around, so very tranquil.

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Hesby M

2019-08-03 02:48:08

"Jesus in Gethsemane" Very nice garden in the area where Jesus was Praying before his arrest. But you cant actually walk inside the garden and pray under the trees. That would be much better then beiing in a dark church.

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MSoca

2019-07-20 12:52:05

"Beautiful, touching & unexpected confession " The church is beautiful next to the garden. There were a lot of people but everyone was very respectful. We enter, prayed and on our way out a father came to us to say hello and to invite us to...

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Dawnyfly

2019-07-09 13:05:23

"Church of All Nations" Beautiful Church adjacent to the Garden of Gesthamane. Across the small valley from the Golden Gate (bricked over/closed) to the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Alison P

2019-07-05 10:27:36

"Very Beautiful" Beautiful church and very reverent. There were a lot of people there, however, everyone was quiet so that worship or medication could be had by all.

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Pam A

2019-05-29 14:30:32

"Another amazing visit" To see the place where Jesus prayed before He was crucified was very emotional, to see where He wept tears of blood as He knew He was going to die. He went through that for everyone on earth,

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MstqMI

2019-05-27 16:44:16

"Rock of Agony" When we went, it wasn't exceptionally busy so we were able to go in the church and take our time. It's very beautiful, although we weren't able to actually touch the rock (which was okay). I would...

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GlobetrottingViking

2019-05-27 09:21:52

"Busy but Worth Waiting For" If you come here while large groups visit, you will probably have to wait a while to enter, and you are encouraged not to spend too long inside. But it is well worth waiting. Once inside, do admire...

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Warna F

2019-05-16 17:05:10

"Basilica near garden of Gethsemane" Marvellous place with lots of frescos on the walls of the Basilica. Must see place to visit in Jerusalem.

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Gerald B

2019-05-15 11:25:36

"Beautiful church" This sight is popular with tour busses and parking is a real challenge. The crowds go quicly through the church and the church is large enough to accommodate a large crowd. One enters the area by...

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Margarita S

2019-05-13 06:50:56

"Not to be missed" We visited the church twice. First time during the day - a sunny day. As you enter the Church you get engulfed by a sense of sorrow, as the purple stained glass filters out the light as if something...

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607TomP

2019-05-07 09:40:23

"Old trees" Church itself is beautiful. Mosaics amazing. Nearby Olive Trees Garden has probably oldest olive trees on Earth, supposedly those trees remember time of the crucifixion.

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853barry

2019-05-06 14:33:02

"Too modern" Like a lot of churches in Jerusalem,they have been built in the 19th and 20th centuries,over ruined 5th/6th century churches. From an Historical perspective,they have little to offer,from a religious...

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brads153

2019-04-30 06:22:25

"Probably one of the most beautifully decorated basilicas in the World..." The interiors are stunning so make sure that if you go, you take your time inside and sit and let the interior details sink into you. Like all other major religious sites in Jerusalem, there are...

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Mike H

2019-04-28 16:00:33

"Awe Inspiring" In the Garden of Olives Getsemane, the church is built to cover the area and the rock that Jesus spent his last hours before arrest. The church is beautiful and just gives you a feeling of awe. Above...

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Al H

2019-04-25 10:27:25

"Must See" It is a a church located on the Mount of Olives next to the Garden of Gethsemane. It enshrines a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest. A truly holy place.

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Joyce M

2019-04-23 21:18:54

"Beautiful!" I fell on my knees and worshipped. What an amazing place! The architecture and art, the significance of the location. Everything was so moving.

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Redleg93

2019-04-20 14:10:26

"Beautiful church next to the garden" Really enjoyed starting my day in Jerusalem in the garden and then this church. The exterior is beautiful and colorful while the interior is solemn and calm. Be sure to look up to see the twelve...

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Bryn3

2019-03-30 18:21:18

"Trees and Rock" This church contains the rock from the Garden of Gethsemane that Jesus prayed on. The Garden of Gethsemane is just outside the church. There you will see 3 olive tress that were there in Jesus...

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MarkH-WS

2019-03-30 11:09:24

"A modern attempt at unification of Christians world wide" A 20th Century constructed Church on the site of an ancient one (Church of the Agony), the Church of All Nations is an attempt to unify Christians on a worldwide basis and remind us of our...

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cherry127

2019-03-26 07:14:28

"Simply beautiful" This church is beautiful. A direct view of the Western Wall. When I visited, mass was being held in Hindi. It was beautiful to see.

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MufaddalShakir

2019-03-11 22:47:19

"Historical, Artistic, Interesting" Reaching the venue is easy as it is on the main road, but then you have to hurry up as you are holding the traffic everytime the vehicle stops. Long steps to climb up and down, but the place has its...

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Spyros C

2019-03-10 12:50:37

"Nice temple" Nice temple,nice mosaics,inside the garden of gestimani, inside is the rock that Jesus had sit ten to pray.

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ilovejerusalemisrael

2019-03-02 11:12:29

"Very Beautiful" If you go to Jerusalem you must visit the Church of All Nations. It is stunning, you do not need a tour to see this church, go on your own, walk.

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Tor Steinar E

2019-03-01 05:56:50

"a must" its another must , this gives you the total overview of all the different churches that are followers of Jesus

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Juliesopin

2019-02-27 08:50:02

"Crowded All Nations" It is a beautiful church and preserves a lot, but each time I go, it seems more and more crowded. Really tight in there.

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pedjaspasojevic

2019-02-17 09:37:23

"Fantastic mosaics." The Church of all nations, the place where Jesus was judged, was once a church, but repeatedly ruined, with the agreement of the great nations again restored. Fantastic icons and mosaics.

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marthadorn

2019-02-13 07:21:51

"Beautiful and touching Church" This was on the highlights of my visit. I was blessed by being able to attend Mass at this church. The stone where Christ wept at the Garden of Gethsemane is right at the foot of the altar. I was...

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Shaji J

2019-02-11 21:22:03

"visit during the visit of Gethsemane" This is a church a lot of attractive and decorative sculpture, The church's inside views are marvelous.

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545medva

2019-02-09 23:59:25

"Garden of Gethsemane" The church is on the grounds of the garde. It is beautifully decorated inside with mosaics, with stained glass windows.

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patshea2016

2019-02-04 19:10:00

"Must visit!" This church is sometimes referred to as the Church of Agony. There are stunning mosaics inside depicting suffering Jesus endured This church is built above the area known as the Rock of Agony, where...

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rosa519

2019-02-03 11:58:59

"Beautiful stained glass and paintings." Quite crowded as mass was going on. Beautiful stained glass windows and paintings on walls. North American people need to remember to be respectful - remove your hats men and everyone needs to obey...

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LookingForFamilyFun

2019-01-24 12:09:15

"Lovely church..." This is a really pretty church and a nice stop after Gethsemane and before going over the the Eastern Wall....

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WednesdayNightGirl

2019-01-15 17:30:04

"Next to the Garden of Gethsemane" This church's grounds include the Garden of Gethsemane. The olive trees there are carbon dated at over 2000 years, so these trees were there in the garden when Jesus was betrayed there.

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lilirishstar

2019-01-13 16:14:47

"Basilica beside Gethsemane" This is a huge Italian designed church with Roman columns out front. The Coat of Arms of twelve different countries who donated to it's construction are in the ceiling, along with a beautiful domed...

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NanditaAbraham

2019-01-11 09:44:41

"An experience" definitely worth the visit the olive trees in the garden and a very sad Jesus made one really think about what is achievable and the ambition of mankind I used an audio tour and that was great

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73glennk

2019-01-11 09:02:25

"Gorgeous " A beautiful church, with somber hues and serious artwork. It sets an appropriate mood for the environment.

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cmanis01

2018-12-31 08:28:56

"Beautiful!" This church is a must see when in Jerusalem. It has murals from all countries. It is neat to see the designs that represent the nations!

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murphymwm2016

2018-12-29 09:26:56

"Amazing Experience" This is a beautiful church that also includes the rock where Jesus knelt to pray in the garden. Worth a visit, but plan ahead as it can be quite busy!

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Hannah75

2018-12-27 08:59:45

"A beautiful 20th century church" The Church of All Nations, built in the early 20th Century is reached through the Garden of Gethsemane. The church has a beautifully painted facade atop Corinthian columns. Inside, the nave is...

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Alice C

2018-11-28 08:34:35

"Need to visit- see olive trees that sprung from the trees that sheltered Christ !" This is a beautiful church built on our faith. But more important is that it represents all of us - a shared faith that gives us a unique connection to each other. Before you enter the Church, you...

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michaelc143

2018-11-27 07:12:15

"Awe inspiring" While it is new construction and of a faith I am not a member of I found this Church to be awe inspiring.

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Miotoni

2018-11-20 09:06:29

"Agony of Jesus Christ" A wonderful church. Includes an olive tree gardens with olive trees that go back 100s of years. Worth the visit.

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TataandPapa

2018-11-18 12:31:01

"Worth your time" Just going on the grounds and walking a round makes you feel connected to al nations. The church is beautiful and our pictures came out great from the interior with no flash.

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northernneckinn

2018-11-14 19:54:15

"Beautiful and elegant basilica" After a very crushed walk through the Garden of Gethsemane, you might think the Church of all Nations would be peaceful and tranquil! This is Jerusalem and nothing as far as visitor behavior is...

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Robert MB B B

2018-11-14 09:45:33

"Church building next to Gethsemane" This is worth a visit to see the architecture and paintings on the walls and ceilings of this church building. It is located next to the Garden of Gethsemane where Christ prayed to the father before...

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medhatwahba

2018-11-13 17:36:52

"Holy land trip 2018" I found this church amazing to visit and has a lot of beutiful pictures and icons and reommend to visit.

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Laila G

2018-11-12 10:11:29

"The essence of peace" This is what happens when the world come together to create something great. Beauty, calmness, spaciousness and peace. Loved every minute here. Remember to look at the ceilings- they are outstanding...

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MWK51

2018-11-11 11:51:57

"Beautiful church next to Garden of Gethsemane" Adjacent to the Garden is this beautiful church which is said to hold the actual rock where Jesus prayer before his arrest at this spot. It has beautiful mosaics, a fence around the rock made of...

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witted43

2018-10-26 02:53:25

"Beautiful church" Ancient olive trees and the garden setting, You could feel the presence of Chirst and the agony he must have gone through!

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Coryy20

2018-10-25 13:24:28

"The stone on which Jesus cried blood " This is a very picturesque church. Lots of mural depicting the events during the time of Jesus. What is most interesting about this church is the stone on which Jesus cried blood before his...

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Tristan S

2018-10-23 11:53:31

"Appropriate Name - All Nations come together. " Simplest possible place of worship. Single Mural all way round and delicate mosaic floor. We sat in silence and tried to think what it must have felt like for disciples to be told of the imminent...

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BenYorkie

2018-10-20 18:59:24

"Most Wonderful Church" This commemorative church is part of the Garden of Gethsemane area and was yet another church built by the Italian architect Antonio Barlucci, It is quite somber and certainly ornate - with several...

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Floridagirl47

2018-10-19 04:40:26

"What could be more moving?" Visiting the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane was a high point for my pilgrimage to Israel. So much comes together here that I was especially grateful to be able to spend quiet...

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tinaNtravel

2018-10-03 21:26:42

"Beautiful church with the rock upon which Jesus is said to have wept" There is a beautiful painting on the outside of the church. When you enter, the door is covered with ironwork that looks like an olive tree, quite unique. The church itself is quite beautiful with...

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sandra b

2018-10-03 07:32:49

"Beautiful church with lots of meaning" I was in israel for 9 days recently and enjoyed walking where Jesus walked. This was one of the places we visited. A must see. you won't be disappointed.

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Cinda10

2018-09-30 18:06:36

"A must see!" When you walk into the garden you are filled with emotion as you see all of the old olive trees and various plants. Eight of the olive trees are dated and said to be from Jesus time! They are...

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garryrowles

2018-08-30 00:09:44

"Well decorated" Seems like every site has a church building attached,this one is no exception being adjacent to the garden,it's very well decorated the art work and architecture is really attractive so yes have a...

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Marianna H

2018-08-23 17:37:23

"Visit this church after Gethsemane" Beautiful decorated church, inside and out. I really like all the colours on the outside and the paintings inside with Mosaics. It's also a must do when in the area.

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Annetta B

2018-08-23 13:28:30

"wow" The Church was stunning with the stone Jesus was said to have rested on being here. The pictures depicted on the walls will stay with me forever

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MaltaBound

2018-08-08 09:31:55

"Spectacular!" The domed roof, thick columns, and facade mosaic, give the church a Neoclassical look. Also known as the Basilica of Agony. The Church, near the foot of the Mount of Olives, is built over the rock...

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Kissy1971

2018-08-07 17:48:41

"Spiritual Beauty" This church was beautiful and if you are able to visit, I suggest you take some time here, as well. Most churches in Jerusalem are beautiful, but this one is really nice.

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Deacon Jorge C

2018-08-07 05:35:01

"Be part of his Passion" It is very strong to be and see where Jesus wept because our sins. Moving place . YOU MUST BE READY TO BE QUIET AND IN A PRAYING MOOD.

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Larkin1926

2018-07-17 18:26:11

"Beautiful church and gardens" This church is worth a visit. It is only a short walk from the Lions gate. The church is very peaceful and well decorated. The Garden of Gethsemane is part of the church grounds and its historical...

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Leah A

2018-07-16 02:21:39

"The mosaic floor was beautiful!" And so were the ceiling, the arches, and apses, and the walls. Too bad this church is almost like a museum since it's very rarely used for services - Israel is mostly Jewish and Muslim (the...

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Joanne A

2018-07-11 12:16:37

"Basilica of the Agony, Jerusalem" A must see in Jerusalem. This mosaic decorated vaulted ceiling is spectacular. This church is also known as the Church of All Nations was named for the rock in the Garden of Gethsemane on which it is...

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Storyteller-N03

2018-06-26 10:45:41

"Modern archetecture" A well done contrast to the ancient styles. You can spend a lot of time taking in the art and messages.

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CGin23

2018-06-26 04:07:15

"Amazing" The spot where Jesus agonized. It is a must see if you are in Jerusalem and have done all the most popular sites.

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Takarehi

2018-06-22 07:22:13

"Basilica of the Agony..." An edifice that reminds us of the place that the lone Christ prayed and suffered for all the world. Built as a Church of All Nations it is next to Gethsemane and just as crowded as the garden but it...

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Peter M

2018-06-17 11:25:27

"Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)" This is where it is thought Jesus enjoyed prayer and contemplation on the Mount of Olives The first church was built in 379AD and rebuilt in the early 1920s.

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WidleyTraveller

2018-06-14 22:47:07

"Another amazing church to visit" After the heat of the Garden of Gethsemane this was a cool place to pause inside. Somewhere to sit and reflect in the cool.

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cq247kevin

2018-06-12 11:35:31

"Beautiful Church" The mosaics and art in this church are so beautiful. Many of the countries of the world are represented in the art reminding us that this place is for all people.

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Levi_Jonatas

2018-06-05 13:59:55

"From inside is so much better" The garden around the church is a special place. The interior of the church itself is gorgeous in its shades. It gives a very singular sensation of a holy place.

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Anton E

2018-05-23 20:16:36

"Beautiful Paintings" The church is full of excellent paintings. A very religious environment is maintained though huge crowds present at all times of the day.

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BunburyTim61

2018-05-22 11:14:05

"Beautiful and moving experience visiting this church" This church like many other churches was designed by Antonio Barluzzi. This church was built over the rock which Jesus may have prayed the night before he was arrested. 12 nations contributed...

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Jotum

2018-05-19 23:00:53

"Fancy murals" Anther place where a church has been built to try to preserve places important to Christianity but too bad it serves to glorify the church instead of the place.

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Grant G

2018-05-04 03:32:07

"So spiritual!" A must see and worthwhile experiencing the Basilica and Garden of Gethsemane. A Very humbling experience.

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ninska_10

2018-05-02 16:27:47

"A million colors in the mosaics" So lovely -- this church catches the eye and tells stories on every wall. I love the mosaic ceiling sections that focus on specific countries from WWII. It was an italian architect that created the...

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redmannancy

2018-05-01 13:02:46

"Church of All Nations" This Basilica was remarkable! The art was magnificent. The Church al all Nations is a must see and experience.

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Corrado R

2018-04-19 04:08:01

"Beautiful church close to Gethsemane" Jesus prayed on a rock that now is within the church before being arrested. Dense of history and spirituality

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ChristyS6

2018-04-04 13:42:36

"beautiful church" I love how many churches from all over the world helped put this church together. It's in the Garden of Gethsemane. Inside you can have a church service or mass. All are welcome to enter, but be...

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Denny S

2018-04-02 18:03:51

"What an inspiring location - in the Garden of Gethsemane" The Church of All Nations, or Basilica of Agony, is located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. Built in the early 20th century, the current church sets on ruins of at least...

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ccothernII

2018-04-02 03:24:31

"A Spiritual Highlight of Our Tour in Jerusalem" Situated in the Garden of Gethsemane, this spiritual center invites quiet contemplation and worship. The tasteful architecture and placement of railing around bedrock where you can imagine Jesus...

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anniestravelreviews

2018-03-28 02:06:28

"Very Impressive structure" Amazing architecture, looks impressive from outside but go in and take a look, interesting mosaics and art work.

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DeanMurphy2020

2018-03-25 14:06:23

"aka Basilica of the Agony" The Roman Catholic Church of All Nations is also known as Church of the Agony. (Basilicas are significant churches of denominations other than Catholic; a cathedral is the seat of a diocese bishop...

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beenhereforever

2018-03-24 17:21:03

"Very moving!" Beautiful church and even though we're Jewish we found ourselves moved by the visceral emotion that is felt there. Gorgeous paintings.

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Ashish J

2018-03-23 01:08:21

"Beautiful Church and Garden " Situated at the base of Mount of Olives, this is a beautiful church with amazing architecture and art work. The adjacent garden has love trees that are thousands of years old. Quiet and serene place.

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AlaskaLH

2018-03-12 16:01:39

"Beautiful" Went here as part of a tour and enjoyed the Gardens and surrounding area as well. Beautiful mosaics and art!

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Bryan H

2018-03-08 15:07:32

"AMAZING... another must see for any Christian pilgrim" It's a beautiful Basilica with an obviously key place in Christian history. Art work depicts Christ praying in the garden. Church is built around the rock where Christ is said to have prayed - you...

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Mile13Cleveland

2018-03-06 08:38:04

"Mosaics arevery moving" Had the opportunity to attend Mass celebrated there prior to visiting the Garden of Gethsemane. The mosaics (especially the one on the main altar) are very moving. Perfect place to pray.

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Karmaexplorer

2018-03-03 02:36:20

"A must-see place during your visit to Mount of Olives" When visiting Mount of Olives, you could visit Church of All Nations and Garden of Gethsemane at the same time as both of them are situated at the foot of Mount of Olives. The church is absoultely...

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Saskia T

2018-02-17 04:05:43

"Beautiful" From the old city it is quite a walk to get there, but once there it is a beautiful building, however the church is similar to many other churches, but they are not in Jerusalem.

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Piotrul

2018-02-16 10:09:32

"Church" On the way to the top of Mount of Olives you can go to the church of All Nations. Its not very old but it stands on the ruins very old church

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carlosmp

2018-02-15 08:00:15

"Wonderful modern church" A church inside the garden of gethsemani, nice work of architecture sponsored by more than 15 nations worldwide, a site not to miss. Some religious points, such as the rock where th Christ fell in...

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bethaniaphung

2018-02-14 18:16:03

"Mega Church" This church is one of the best among those in Jerusalem. The church is so big and it can be easily noticed from the exterior of the building. Not just about the exterior that is stunning, also with...

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janeun26

2018-02-02 12:05:58

"Beautiful and reverent." Overwhelming beauty and reverence. I wish our tour group could have spent more time at this site.The art and frescoes are amazing.

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Jeffry B

2018-01-26 16:01:55

"Where Jesus prayed before he died" The Church of All Nations was built in the 1920s through the co-operation of many different countries. This Catholic basilica has an altar in the gardens that other Christian denomination may use...

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Robert L

2018-01-25 06:37:50

"Worth it again " Interesting church designed to reflect the mood of the agony, as it contains the Rock of Agony in front of the altar. The interior is dark, alabaster windows, and a worth while visit.

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endis

2018-01-24 00:57:45

"Gorgeous church" The interior is breathtaking. The construction of the church was funded by 12 countries, you can see coat of arms of the donor-countries incorporated into the ceilings of domes and into interior...

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bilasi

2018-01-13 09:45:04

"Beautiful church" What is so interesting in this church is that it had a lot of meaning because so many nations were part of it. Even in the ceiling it was for all of these countries that participated.

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coloradogal1235

2018-01-12 13:46:07

"Beyond beautiful!" This church is, in a word, stunning! Gorgeous interior contains the "Rock of Agony" - purportedly where Jesus prayed on the night He was betrayed. The 12 domes on top of the church represent the 12...

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travelbugnation

2017-12-31 18:00:26

"must see in jerusalem" deeply spiritual experience just from walking through the garden and meditating at the altar. I could strongly feel the presence of holiness and god. great place to spend time quietly reflecting

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Ktong002

2017-12-29 18:15:08

"Glittering in the afternoon" A beautiful Church both inside and outside. The mosaic outside is glittering in the afternoon sun. Entrance at the side; opens at 8am

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Hilary C

2017-12-28 08:45:49

"Brilliant murals and atmosphere" Although it was very busy when I visited this church, there was still a reverent atmosphere about it. The murals and mosaics were tremendous to see. It was possible to just sit and reflect in peace...

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Jean P

2017-12-22 06:43:57

"Biblical place of worship" This beautiful church was built with the help of 12 nations, represented by the 12 domes on top of the structure. The interior was amazing. The garden has several olive trees. Contemplating on the...

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macedonboy

2017-12-05 07:56:37

"Breathtaking mosaics" This church is supposedly the site where Jesus prayed on the night of his arrest and the rock where this event took place is just in the from of the alter. In the 3 isles are stunning mosaics related...

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YellowJello00

2017-12-04 04:59:33

"Nice to See, Not to Worship" The church grounds include what may be the actual Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus Christ spent hours praying before His arrest. The garden is bordered off by an iron fence, so it only allows for...

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simretus

2017-11-25 09:23:07

"worth Visiting" So everything built in Jerusalem has it's own meaning.it is said that Christ prayed in this area multiple times. I commented on my tour of Jerusalem of some places and for me the most mind blowing...

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Chinapjs

2017-11-10 09:34:05

"Beautiful church in Mount of Olives" Church built with funds from 12 nations near/ in Gethsemane. Also called Basilica of Agony. Dome and floor of mosaics give it a Byzantine flair although church was built between 1919-24.

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nielshartgers

2017-11-10 06:51:54

"Be aware of aggressive ' guide'" When I approached this church I was immediately confronted by an arab ' guide', an older man with very dark skin and bad teeth. I made it clear to him right from the start that I did not need a guide...

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DCInsider

2017-11-07 07:45:05

"The Most Beautiful Church in Jerusalem" A masterpiece of design and aesthetic. The stained glass windows create a perpetual nighttime. The floors and ceilings tell the story of the Garden and the beginning of the Passion. A beautiful...

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Paul O

2017-11-06 03:37:06

"Awe Inspiring " The Church of All Nations, also known as the Basilica Gethsemane, Church of Gethsemane, or the Church of Agony is built over the site believed to be where Jesus prayed before he was betrayed. You can...

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Surfboard11197

2017-11-05 09:47:35

"Breathtaking" The inside of this church has such beautiful painting. The church itself is breathtaking. I highly recommend you see this amazing church in Israel

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kundanielj

2017-10-22 00:56:19

"Beautiful interior " The church is so beautiful. Very impressively decorated interior. You can take very nice photos of the domes from inside.

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davidV1642TR

2017-10-17 19:33:52

"Church of All Nations" Next to the Garden of Gethsemane this church facilitates reflection on the greatest trial Jesus experienced, the place where Jesus struggled to go through with what he knew was ahead, and lay his...

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mahlegrand

2017-10-04 23:45:03

"A piece of history" When visiting the mountain and The church of Mary, you need to visit this church as well. It's a piece of history!

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Douglas B

2017-09-16 03:37:59

"Holy remembrance" Loved seeing an olive tree that was approximately 2000 years old. Loved seeing the plaques from the various nations and the beautiful fresco on the front of the building.

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Commited_Traveller

2017-09-15 10:18:52

"Beautiful place" This is a beautiful church right next to the garden of Gethsemane. They do well to maintain silence within, which allows for a time of quiet prayer and reflection.

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Hugo W

2017-09-11 14:40:36

"One of many....." The Church of All Nations, built in the Garden of Gethsemane has been built over a great historic location not too long ago. Visit if you visit the Garden of Gethsemane anyway.

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Bartłomiej S

2017-08-28 19:33:51

"Great architecture" It is worth to visit this church because of its architecture inside and outside. Take a moment to pray and admire beautiful mosaics.

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Paul D

2017-08-26 09:10:31

"Peaceful and Pleasant" If you visit the Garden of Gethsemane, don't miss the Church. It is a beautiful Byzantine Church with nice lighting and mosaics. See the rock where Jesus wept tears of blood.

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danelran

2017-08-13 08:36:04

"Nice and important church" If you're christian and a believer, this place holds a lot of meaning for you. If not, this is still a nice church, quite beautiful, great location watching the temple mount and the old city walls, 2...

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couponssaves

2017-07-28 19:27:30

"Very interesting" This was very interesting and meant alot to see. Definitely worth seeing - you won't regret taking the time to see this!

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Iwona M

2017-07-23 12:27:28

"Increadible mosaics" In this church you can see the "night sky" mosaics and there is a wonderfull light play insight. The dark interrrior gives you a spirit of the last night before the Passion starts. It seems that the...

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Padmini15

2017-07-21 07:41:29

"The united effort of many Nations!!" The name is such as many countries contributed to build this church, located on the Mount of Olives and is built on the rock on which Jesus is said to have prayed the night before he was crucified.

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Lars M

2017-07-17 02:29:30

"Impressive Church" Church of All Nations is not an old church, but was dedicated only a hundred years ago and built with contributions from many nations and churches, but built on an old Byzantine church. This church...

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Jerusalem and Bethlehem 1 day
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
( 970 )
10 Hours
40 Persons
English
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Brief

Tour Jerusalem and Bethlehem daily with our licensed guides. Tour the Old City of Jerusalem see the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue on to Bethlehem to walk through Manger Square, and to the Church of Nativity. 

Tour Detail

A driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will start the drive along the Kidron Valley, view the Garden of Gethsemane, the Mount of Olives and the Church of all Nations. Enter the Zion Gate, and tour the Byzantine Cardo. Continue to the Western Wall by way of the Jewish Quarter. The Western Wall is the remaining wall of the Second Temple. Walk along to join the pilgrims on the Via Dolorosa to follow the Stations of the Cross, and arriving at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit the Old City market before departing for Bethlehem. Arriving in Bethlehem we will walk along Manger Square to arrive at the Church of Nativity. The first church was built in 339 A.D. and destroyed by fire., and the second church was built in 565 A.D. The church was constructed over the site where Jesus was said to have been born. Arrival back to your hotel about 18:00.

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100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

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Reviews

llinia

2020-02-16 11:53:46

"Impressive" We visited the church and it’s beautiful outside as well as inside. The priest was doing a ceremony, while a lot of people we’re praying. It was a bit crowded because it’s a popular tourist...

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Michael O

2020-02-12 06:35:28

"Excelent" Mount of Olives, this beautiful church was first built by the Byzantines in 379 and rebuilt between 1919 and 1924, the design was magnificent and I was able to light a candle and pray on the altar...

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211hankh

2020-02-02 16:29:12

"Gorgeous, Yet Sobering" The inside of this wonderful church is dark - necessarily so - and perfect for meditation and prayerful reflection. But once your eyes get used to the low light, you're in for a treat. Look up...

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jfran

2020-01-21 09:35:51

"A must see!" This is a must see while in Jerusalem. The church interior is gorgeous. And of course the garden of Gethsemane is so meaningful.

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449louisp

2020-01-04 14:32:07

"Reflective time away from crowds." It was so good to sit & pray & be reflective away from the group & not too many other people here at that time.

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Jill V

2020-01-03 14:02:38

"Beautiful Church" Beautiful church amazing and moving to be able to touch the rock where Jesus had His agony in The Garden. Right outside is The Garden of Gethsemane where there are Olive Trees that are more then...

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vanessamariappr

2019-12-26 08:28:43

"Holy place " This is one of the most important places to Christians visit in Israel. It’s located at Getsêmani. The place where Jesus cryed before be crucified. Really beautiful church and touching place.

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eawdooley

2019-12-09 22:37:36

"60th birthday" On entering the church take time to check out the amazing doors, when you enter the church th font to bless yourself is set back slightly on right this is an amazing sculpture in its own right. In...

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pameladB7178MB

2019-12-01 20:17:24

"Gorgeous & Inspiring" Somber, beautiful & thought provoking. Was glad Mom and I were able to make our way to the front and touch the stone Jesus prayed on. Handled the crowds well, we were able to enjoy the visit.

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IlyaNJ

2019-12-01 12:18:08

"Worth a visit" One of the impressive churches on the slope of the Mount of Olives, next to Gethsemane Olive Garden.

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tarap723

2019-11-23 06:18:03

"Worth a visit - expect crowds" This was the first stop on our tour, and it was a 2 for 1 special. Right outside the church is the Garden of Gethsemane. The church is intentionally dark to reflect the agony of Christ. The stars on...

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bsimosd

2019-11-20 09:55:04

"A Location highlighting Gethsemane" The interior of the church was quite interesting. But the highlight for me were the old olive trees nearby reminding me of the Garden of Gethsemane, and which overlooked the Kidron Valley and former...

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SteveGl

2019-11-18 07:57:15

"7 days in Jerusalem" Quite an experience seeing how all the countries in the world pay tribute to Jesus Christ and Mary through there own artistic portrayals.

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aussiedave717

2019-09-29 22:16:35

"An important and impressive site" This is an important religious location marked by the Church of All Nations and the nearby Garden of Gethsemane. The church is an important architectural building and well worth a visit. The Garden...

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carrolld470

2019-09-29 05:12:46

"Beautiful tribute to Christ’s night of prayer" Built over the rock it was believed Jesus prayed at before his arrest, this monument was not overdone. It is beautiful, reverent and inspires meditation.

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Tammy F

2019-09-26 06:04:09

"Beautiful and moving" Lovely church. Very crowded and hot. You are able to go up onto the alter and touch, pray before the rock which is said to be where Jesus laid his head. If you are lucky, someone will be...

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spiceroad2016

2019-09-18 19:03:18

"Beautiful" Located next to the Garden of Gethsemane, the large rock before the altar is believed to be where Jesus rested the night before his betrayal. Twelve nations supplied the funds to build this church...

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beachlovernc2015

2019-09-17 04:26:43

"Beautiful church at the Garden of Gesthemane" We were with a large group touring the Holy Land and this was a stop on one of our days spent in Jerusalem. The church is quite beautiful and worth going through. This is a Catholic Built church...

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psg215

2019-08-26 04:25:29

"where Jesus prayed before His arrest" the site where Jesus cried tears of blood. the rock he dropped His tears is there inside this church safely kept in the church.

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GoldnAdvice

2019-08-25 12:54:12

"Church In Gethsemane Garden" The church is located in Mount Olives near Gethsemane garden. It was built with funds from many Nations, hence the name church of all nations. Inside the church is a big rock where it is said Jesus...

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MicheleParis

2019-08-25 02:02:17

"Beautiful Church of the Agony" While in Jerusalem, we went to see the Church of All Nations on August 15. When we arrived, there was a procession for Virgen Mary (15 Aug.) therefore it was pretty crowded. The procession was...

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ECWorld

2019-08-16 06:08:03

"Nice little church" Crowded church next to the Garden of Gethsemane. Somber decoration and dim lighting inside the church expressed the theme of the church. Ceiling showed evening stars flanked by olive trees, and...

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bear2bear

2019-08-14 18:05:31

"Beautiful but crowded" Be prepared to experience large crowds of people in the morning. We visited this church before spending time in the Garden.

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Randburg

2019-08-14 09:50:28

"Beautiful little Olive Garden " Nice basilica to visit, but we enjoyed the small Olive Garden with ancient olive trees. At around 16:00 there was almost no one else around, so very tranquil.

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Hesby M

2019-08-03 02:48:08

"Jesus in Gethsemane" Very nice garden in the area where Jesus was Praying before his arrest. But you cant actually walk inside the garden and pray under the trees. That would be much better then beiing in a dark church.

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MSoca

2019-07-20 12:52:05

"Beautiful, touching & unexpected confession " The church is beautiful next to the garden. There were a lot of people but everyone was very respectful. We enter, prayed and on our way out a father came to us to say hello and to invite us to...

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Dawnyfly

2019-07-09 13:05:23

"Church of All Nations" Beautiful Church adjacent to the Garden of Gesthamane. Across the small valley from the Golden Gate (bricked over/closed) to the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Alison P

2019-07-05 10:27:36

"Very Beautiful" Beautiful church and very reverent. There were a lot of people there, however, everyone was quiet so that worship or medication could be had by all.

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Pam A

2019-05-29 14:30:32

"Another amazing visit" To see the place where Jesus prayed before He was crucified was very emotional, to see where He wept tears of blood as He knew He was going to die. He went through that for everyone on earth,

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MstqMI

2019-05-27 16:44:16

"Rock of Agony" When we went, it wasn't exceptionally busy so we were able to go in the church and take our time. It's very beautiful, although we weren't able to actually touch the rock (which was okay). I would...

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GlobetrottingViking

2019-05-27 09:21:52

"Busy but Worth Waiting For" If you come here while large groups visit, you will probably have to wait a while to enter, and you are encouraged not to spend too long inside. But it is well worth waiting. Once inside, do admire...

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Warna F

2019-05-16 17:05:10

"Basilica near garden of Gethsemane" Marvellous place with lots of frescos on the walls of the Basilica. Must see place to visit in Jerusalem.

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Gerald B

2019-05-15 11:25:36

"Beautiful church" This sight is popular with tour busses and parking is a real challenge. The crowds go quicly through the church and the church is large enough to accommodate a large crowd. One enters the area by...

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Margarita S

2019-05-13 06:50:56

"Not to be missed" We visited the church twice. First time during the day - a sunny day. As you enter the Church you get engulfed by a sense of sorrow, as the purple stained glass filters out the light as if something...

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607TomP

2019-05-07 09:40:23

"Old trees" Church itself is beautiful. Mosaics amazing. Nearby Olive Trees Garden has probably oldest olive trees on Earth, supposedly those trees remember time of the crucifixion.

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853barry

2019-05-06 14:33:02

"Too modern" Like a lot of churches in Jerusalem,they have been built in the 19th and 20th centuries,over ruined 5th/6th century churches. From an Historical perspective,they have little to offer,from a religious...

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brads153

2019-04-30 06:22:25

"Probably one of the most beautifully decorated basilicas in the World..." The interiors are stunning so make sure that if you go, you take your time inside and sit and let the interior details sink into you. Like all other major religious sites in Jerusalem, there are...

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Mike H

2019-04-28 16:00:33

"Awe Inspiring" In the Garden of Olives Getsemane, the church is built to cover the area and the rock that Jesus spent his last hours before arrest. The church is beautiful and just gives you a feeling of awe. Above...

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Al H

2019-04-25 10:27:25

"Must See" It is a a church located on the Mount of Olives next to the Garden of Gethsemane. It enshrines a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest. A truly holy place.

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Joyce M

2019-04-23 21:18:54

"Beautiful!" I fell on my knees and worshipped. What an amazing place! The architecture and art, the significance of the location. Everything was so moving.

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Redleg93

2019-04-20 14:10:26

"Beautiful church next to the garden" Really enjoyed starting my day in Jerusalem in the garden and then this church. The exterior is beautiful and colorful while the interior is solemn and calm. Be sure to look up to see the twelve...

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Bryn3

2019-03-30 18:21:18

"Trees and Rock" This church contains the rock from the Garden of Gethsemane that Jesus prayed on. The Garden of Gethsemane is just outside the church. There you will see 3 olive tress that were there in Jesus...

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MarkH-WS

2019-03-30 11:09:24

"A modern attempt at unification of Christians world wide" A 20th Century constructed Church on the site of an ancient one (Church of the Agony), the Church of All Nations is an attempt to unify Christians on a worldwide basis and remind us of our...

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cherry127

2019-03-26 07:14:28

"Simply beautiful" This church is beautiful. A direct view of the Western Wall. When I visited, mass was being held in Hindi. It was beautiful to see.

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MufaddalShakir

2019-03-11 22:47:19

"Historical, Artistic, Interesting" Reaching the venue is easy as it is on the main road, but then you have to hurry up as you are holding the traffic everytime the vehicle stops. Long steps to climb up and down, but the place has its...

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Spyros C

2019-03-10 12:50:37

"Nice temple" Nice temple,nice mosaics,inside the garden of gestimani, inside is the rock that Jesus had sit ten to pray.

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ilovejerusalemisrael

2019-03-02 11:12:29

"Very Beautiful" If you go to Jerusalem you must visit the Church of All Nations. It is stunning, you do not need a tour to see this church, go on your own, walk.

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Tor Steinar E

2019-03-01 05:56:50

"a must" its another must , this gives you the total overview of all the different churches that are followers of Jesus

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Juliesopin

2019-02-27 08:50:02

"Crowded All Nations" It is a beautiful church and preserves a lot, but each time I go, it seems more and more crowded. Really tight in there.

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pedjaspasojevic

2019-02-17 09:37:23

"Fantastic mosaics." The Church of all nations, the place where Jesus was judged, was once a church, but repeatedly ruined, with the agreement of the great nations again restored. Fantastic icons and mosaics.

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marthadorn

2019-02-13 07:21:51

"Beautiful and touching Church" This was on the highlights of my visit. I was blessed by being able to attend Mass at this church. The stone where Christ wept at the Garden of Gethsemane is right at the foot of the altar. I was...

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Shaji J

2019-02-11 21:22:03

"visit during the visit of Gethsemane" This is a church a lot of attractive and decorative sculpture, The church's inside views are marvelous.

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545medva

2019-02-09 23:59:25

"Garden of Gethsemane" The church is on the grounds of the garde. It is beautifully decorated inside with mosaics, with stained glass windows.

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patshea2016

2019-02-04 19:10:00

"Must visit!" This church is sometimes referred to as the Church of Agony. There are stunning mosaics inside depicting suffering Jesus endured This church is built above the area known as the Rock of Agony, where...

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rosa519

2019-02-03 11:58:59

"Beautiful stained glass and paintings." Quite crowded as mass was going on. Beautiful stained glass windows and paintings on walls. North American people need to remember to be respectful - remove your hats men and everyone needs to obey...

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LookingForFamilyFun

2019-01-24 12:09:15

"Lovely church..." This is a really pretty church and a nice stop after Gethsemane and before going over the the Eastern Wall....

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WednesdayNightGirl

2019-01-15 17:30:04

"Next to the Garden of Gethsemane" This church's grounds include the Garden of Gethsemane. The olive trees there are carbon dated at over 2000 years, so these trees were there in the garden when Jesus was betrayed there.

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lilirishstar

2019-01-13 16:14:47

"Basilica beside Gethsemane" This is a huge Italian designed church with Roman columns out front. The Coat of Arms of twelve different countries who donated to it's construction are in the ceiling, along with a beautiful domed...

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NanditaAbraham

2019-01-11 09:44:41

"An experience" definitely worth the visit the olive trees in the garden and a very sad Jesus made one really think about what is achievable and the ambition of mankind I used an audio tour and that was great

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73glennk

2019-01-11 09:02:25

"Gorgeous " A beautiful church, with somber hues and serious artwork. It sets an appropriate mood for the environment.

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cmanis01

2018-12-31 08:28:56

"Beautiful!" This church is a must see when in Jerusalem. It has murals from all countries. It is neat to see the designs that represent the nations!

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murphymwm2016

2018-12-29 09:26:56

"Amazing Experience" This is a beautiful church that also includes the rock where Jesus knelt to pray in the garden. Worth a visit, but plan ahead as it can be quite busy!

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Hannah75

2018-12-27 08:59:45

"A beautiful 20th century church" The Church of All Nations, built in the early 20th Century is reached through the Garden of Gethsemane. The church has a beautifully painted facade atop Corinthian columns. Inside, the nave is...

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Alice C

2018-11-28 08:34:35

"Need to visit- see olive trees that sprung from the trees that sheltered Christ !" This is a beautiful church built on our faith. But more important is that it represents all of us - a shared faith that gives us a unique connection to each other. Before you enter the Church, you...

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michaelc143

2018-11-27 07:12:15

"Awe inspiring" While it is new construction and of a faith I am not a member of I found this Church to be awe inspiring.

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Miotoni

2018-11-20 09:06:29

"Agony of Jesus Christ" A wonderful church. Includes an olive tree gardens with olive trees that go back 100s of years. Worth the visit.

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TataandPapa

2018-11-18 12:31:01

"Worth your time" Just going on the grounds and walking a round makes you feel connected to al nations. The church is beautiful and our pictures came out great from the interior with no flash.

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northernneckinn

2018-11-14 19:54:15

"Beautiful and elegant basilica" After a very crushed walk through the Garden of Gethsemane, you might think the Church of all Nations would be peaceful and tranquil! This is Jerusalem and nothing as far as visitor behavior is...

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Robert MB B B

2018-11-14 09:45:33

"Church building next to Gethsemane" This is worth a visit to see the architecture and paintings on the walls and ceilings of this church building. It is located next to the Garden of Gethsemane where Christ prayed to the father before...

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medhatwahba

2018-11-13 17:36:52

"Holy land trip 2018" I found this church amazing to visit and has a lot of beutiful pictures and icons and reommend to visit.

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Laila G

2018-11-12 10:11:29

"The essence of peace" This is what happens when the world come together to create something great. Beauty, calmness, spaciousness and peace. Loved every minute here. Remember to look at the ceilings- they are outstanding...

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MWK51

2018-11-11 11:51:57

"Beautiful church next to Garden of Gethsemane" Adjacent to the Garden is this beautiful church which is said to hold the actual rock where Jesus prayer before his arrest at this spot. It has beautiful mosaics, a fence around the rock made of...

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witted43

2018-10-26 02:53:25

"Beautiful church" Ancient olive trees and the garden setting, You could feel the presence of Chirst and the agony he must have gone through!

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Coryy20

2018-10-25 13:24:28

"The stone on which Jesus cried blood " This is a very picturesque church. Lots of mural depicting the events during the time of Jesus. What is most interesting about this church is the stone on which Jesus cried blood before his...

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Tristan S

2018-10-23 11:53:31

"Appropriate Name - All Nations come together. " Simplest possible place of worship. Single Mural all way round and delicate mosaic floor. We sat in silence and tried to think what it must have felt like for disciples to be told of the imminent...

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BenYorkie

2018-10-20 18:59:24

"Most Wonderful Church" This commemorative church is part of the Garden of Gethsemane area and was yet another church built by the Italian architect Antonio Barlucci, It is quite somber and certainly ornate - with several...

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Floridagirl47

2018-10-19 04:40:26

"What could be more moving?" Visiting the Church of All Nations and the Garden of Gethsemane was a high point for my pilgrimage to Israel. So much comes together here that I was especially grateful to be able to spend quiet...

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tinaNtravel

2018-10-03 21:26:42

"Beautiful church with the rock upon which Jesus is said to have wept" There is a beautiful painting on the outside of the church. When you enter, the door is covered with ironwork that looks like an olive tree, quite unique. The church itself is quite beautiful with...

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sandra b

2018-10-03 07:32:49

"Beautiful church with lots of meaning" I was in israel for 9 days recently and enjoyed walking where Jesus walked. This was one of the places we visited. A must see. you won't be disappointed.

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Cinda10

2018-09-30 18:06:36

"A must see!" When you walk into the garden you are filled with emotion as you see all of the old olive trees and various plants. Eight of the olive trees are dated and said to be from Jesus time! They are...

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garryrowles

2018-08-30 00:09:44

"Well decorated" Seems like every site has a church building attached,this one is no exception being adjacent to the garden,it's very well decorated the art work and architecture is really attractive so yes have a...

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Marianna H

2018-08-23 17:37:23

"Visit this church after Gethsemane" Beautiful decorated church, inside and out. I really like all the colours on the outside and the paintings inside with Mosaics. It's also a must do when in the area.

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Annetta B

2018-08-23 13:28:30

"wow" The Church was stunning with the stone Jesus was said to have rested on being here. The pictures depicted on the walls will stay with me forever

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MaltaBound

2018-08-08 09:31:55

"Spectacular!" The domed roof, thick columns, and facade mosaic, give the church a Neoclassical look. Also known as the Basilica of Agony. The Church, near the foot of the Mount of Olives, is built over the rock...

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Kissy1971

2018-08-07 17:48:41

"Spiritual Beauty" This church was beautiful and if you are able to visit, I suggest you take some time here, as well. Most churches in Jerusalem are beautiful, but this one is really nice.

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Deacon Jorge C

2018-08-07 05:35:01

"Be part of his Passion" It is very strong to be and see where Jesus wept because our sins. Moving place . YOU MUST BE READY TO BE QUIET AND IN A PRAYING MOOD.

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Larkin1926

2018-07-17 18:26:11

"Beautiful church and gardens" This church is worth a visit. It is only a short walk from the Lions gate. The church is very peaceful and well decorated. The Garden of Gethsemane is part of the church grounds and its historical...

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Leah A

2018-07-16 02:21:39

"The mosaic floor was beautiful!" And so were the ceiling, the arches, and apses, and the walls. Too bad this church is almost like a museum since it's very rarely used for services - Israel is mostly Jewish and Muslim (the...

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Joanne A

2018-07-11 12:16:37

"Basilica of the Agony, Jerusalem" A must see in Jerusalem. This mosaic decorated vaulted ceiling is spectacular. This church is also known as the Church of All Nations was named for the rock in the Garden of Gethsemane on which it is...

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Storyteller-N03

2018-06-26 10:45:41

"Modern archetecture" A well done contrast to the ancient styles. You can spend a lot of time taking in the art and messages.

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CGin23

2018-06-26 04:07:15

"Amazing" The spot where Jesus agonized. It is a must see if you are in Jerusalem and have done all the most popular sites.

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Takarehi

2018-06-22 07:22:13

"Basilica of the Agony..." An edifice that reminds us of the place that the lone Christ prayed and suffered for all the world. Built as a Church of All Nations it is next to Gethsemane and just as crowded as the garden but it...

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Peter M

2018-06-17 11:25:27

"Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)" This is where it is thought Jesus enjoyed prayer and contemplation on the Mount of Olives The first church was built in 379AD and rebuilt in the early 1920s.

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WidleyTraveller

2018-06-14 22:47:07

"Another amazing church to visit" After the heat of the Garden of Gethsemane this was a cool place to pause inside. Somewhere to sit and reflect in the cool.

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cq247kevin

2018-06-12 11:35:31

"Beautiful Church" The mosaics and art in this church are so beautiful. Many of the countries of the world are represented in the art reminding us that this place is for all people.

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Levi_Jonatas

2018-06-05 13:59:55

"From inside is so much better" The garden around the church is a special place. The interior of the church itself is gorgeous in its shades. It gives a very singular sensation of a holy place.

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Anton E

2018-05-23 20:16:36

"Beautiful Paintings" The church is full of excellent paintings. A very religious environment is maintained though huge crowds present at all times of the day.

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BunburyTim61

2018-05-22 11:14:05

"Beautiful and moving experience visiting this church" This church like many other churches was designed by Antonio Barluzzi. This church was built over the rock which Jesus may have prayed the night before he was arrested. 12 nations contributed...

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Jotum

2018-05-19 23:00:53

"Fancy murals" Anther place where a church has been built to try to preserve places important to Christianity but too bad it serves to glorify the church instead of the place.

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Grant G

2018-05-04 03:32:07

"So spiritual!" A must see and worthwhile experiencing the Basilica and Garden of Gethsemane. A Very humbling experience.

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ninska_10

2018-05-02 16:27:47

"A million colors in the mosaics" So lovely -- this church catches the eye and tells stories on every wall. I love the mosaic ceiling sections that focus on specific countries from WWII. It was an italian architect that created the...

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redmannancy

2018-05-01 13:02:46

"Church of All Nations" This Basilica was remarkable! The art was magnificent. The Church al all Nations is a must see and experience.

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Corrado R

2018-04-19 04:08:01

"Beautiful church close to Gethsemane" Jesus prayed on a rock that now is within the church before being arrested. Dense of history and spirituality

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ChristyS6

2018-04-04 13:42:36

"beautiful church" I love how many churches from all over the world helped put this church together. It's in the Garden of Gethsemane. Inside you can have a church service or mass. All are welcome to enter, but be...

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Denny S

2018-04-02 18:03:51

"What an inspiring location - in the Garden of Gethsemane" The Church of All Nations, or Basilica of Agony, is located on the Mount of Olives, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. Built in the early 20th century, the current church sets on ruins of at least...

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ccothernII

2018-04-02 03:24:31

"A Spiritual Highlight of Our Tour in Jerusalem" Situated in the Garden of Gethsemane, this spiritual center invites quiet contemplation and worship. The tasteful architecture and placement of railing around bedrock where you can imagine Jesus...

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anniestravelreviews

2018-03-28 02:06:28

"Very Impressive structure" Amazing architecture, looks impressive from outside but go in and take a look, interesting mosaics and art work.

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DeanMurphy2020

2018-03-25 14:06:23

"aka Basilica of the Agony" The Roman Catholic Church of All Nations is also known as Church of the Agony. (Basilicas are significant churches of denominations other than Catholic; a cathedral is the seat of a diocese bishop...

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beenhereforever

2018-03-24 17:21:03

"Very moving!" Beautiful church and even though we're Jewish we found ourselves moved by the visceral emotion that is felt there. Gorgeous paintings.

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Ashish J

2018-03-23 01:08:21

"Beautiful Church and Garden " Situated at the base of Mount of Olives, this is a beautiful church with amazing architecture and art work. The adjacent garden has love trees that are thousands of years old. Quiet and serene place.

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AlaskaLH

2018-03-12 16:01:39

"Beautiful" Went here as part of a tour and enjoyed the Gardens and surrounding area as well. Beautiful mosaics and art!

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Bryan H

2018-03-08 15:07:32

"AMAZING... another must see for any Christian pilgrim" It's a beautiful Basilica with an obviously key place in Christian history. Art work depicts Christ praying in the garden. Church is built around the rock where Christ is said to have prayed - you...

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Mile13Cleveland

2018-03-06 08:38:04

"Mosaics arevery moving" Had the opportunity to attend Mass celebrated there prior to visiting the Garden of Gethsemane. The mosaics (especially the one on the main altar) are very moving. Perfect place to pray.

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Karmaexplorer

2018-03-03 02:36:20

"A must-see place during your visit to Mount of Olives" When visiting Mount of Olives, you could visit Church of All Nations and Garden of Gethsemane at the same time as both of them are situated at the foot of Mount of Olives. The church is absoultely...

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Saskia T

2018-02-17 04:05:43

"Beautiful" From the old city it is quite a walk to get there, but once there it is a beautiful building, however the church is similar to many other churches, but they are not in Jerusalem.

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Piotrul

2018-02-16 10:09:32

"Church" On the way to the top of Mount of Olives you can go to the church of All Nations. Its not very old but it stands on the ruins very old church

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carlosmp

2018-02-15 08:00:15

"Wonderful modern church" A church inside the garden of gethsemani, nice work of architecture sponsored by more than 15 nations worldwide, a site not to miss. Some religious points, such as the rock where th Christ fell in...

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bethaniaphung

2018-02-14 18:16:03

"Mega Church" This church is one of the best among those in Jerusalem. The church is so big and it can be easily noticed from the exterior of the building. Not just about the exterior that is stunning, also with...

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janeun26

2018-02-02 12:05:58

"Beautiful and reverent." Overwhelming beauty and reverence. I wish our tour group could have spent more time at this site.The art and frescoes are amazing.

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Jeffry B

2018-01-26 16:01:55

"Where Jesus prayed before he died" The Church of All Nations was built in the 1920s through the co-operation of many different countries. This Catholic basilica has an altar in the gardens that other Christian denomination may use...

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Robert L

2018-01-25 06:37:50

"Worth it again " Interesting church designed to reflect the mood of the agony, as it contains the Rock of Agony in front of the altar. The interior is dark, alabaster windows, and a worth while visit.

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endis

2018-01-24 00:57:45

"Gorgeous church" The interior is breathtaking. The construction of the church was funded by 12 countries, you can see coat of arms of the donor-countries incorporated into the ceilings of domes and into interior...

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bilasi

2018-01-13 09:45:04

"Beautiful church" What is so interesting in this church is that it had a lot of meaning because so many nations were part of it. Even in the ceiling it was for all of these countries that participated.

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coloradogal1235

2018-01-12 13:46:07

"Beyond beautiful!" This church is, in a word, stunning! Gorgeous interior contains the "Rock of Agony" - purportedly where Jesus prayed on the night He was betrayed. The 12 domes on top of the church represent the 12...

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travelbugnation

2017-12-31 18:00:26

"must see in jerusalem" deeply spiritual experience just from walking through the garden and meditating at the altar. I could strongly feel the presence of holiness and god. great place to spend time quietly reflecting

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Ktong002

2017-12-29 18:15:08

"Glittering in the afternoon" A beautiful Church both inside and outside. The mosaic outside is glittering in the afternoon sun. Entrance at the side; opens at 8am

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Hilary C

2017-12-28 08:45:49

"Brilliant murals and atmosphere" Although it was very busy when I visited this church, there was still a reverent atmosphere about it. The murals and mosaics were tremendous to see. It was possible to just sit and reflect in peace...

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Jean P

2017-12-22 06:43:57

"Biblical place of worship" This beautiful church was built with the help of 12 nations, represented by the 12 domes on top of the structure. The interior was amazing. The garden has several olive trees. Contemplating on the...

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macedonboy

2017-12-05 07:56:37

"Breathtaking mosaics" This church is supposedly the site where Jesus prayed on the night of his arrest and the rock where this event took place is just in the from of the alter. In the 3 isles are stunning mosaics related...

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YellowJello00

2017-12-04 04:59:33

"Nice to See, Not to Worship" The church grounds include what may be the actual Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus Christ spent hours praying before His arrest. The garden is bordered off by an iron fence, so it only allows for...

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simretus

2017-11-25 09:23:07

"worth Visiting" So everything built in Jerusalem has it's own meaning.it is said that Christ prayed in this area multiple times. I commented on my tour of Jerusalem of some places and for me the most mind blowing...

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Chinapjs

2017-11-10 09:34:05

"Beautiful church in Mount of Olives" Church built with funds from 12 nations near/ in Gethsemane. Also called Basilica of Agony. Dome and floor of mosaics give it a Byzantine flair although church was built between 1919-24.

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nielshartgers

2017-11-10 06:51:54

"Be aware of aggressive ' guide'" When I approached this church I was immediately confronted by an arab ' guide', an older man with very dark skin and bad teeth. I made it clear to him right from the start that I did not need a guide...

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DCInsider

2017-11-07 07:45:05

"The Most Beautiful Church in Jerusalem" A masterpiece of design and aesthetic. The stained glass windows create a perpetual nighttime. The floors and ceilings tell the story of the Garden and the beginning of the Passion. A beautiful...

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Paul O

2017-11-06 03:37:06

"Awe Inspiring " The Church of All Nations, also known as the Basilica Gethsemane, Church of Gethsemane, or the Church of Agony is built over the site believed to be where Jesus prayed before he was betrayed. You can...

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Surfboard11197

2017-11-05 09:47:35

"Breathtaking" The inside of this church has such beautiful painting. The church itself is breathtaking. I highly recommend you see this amazing church in Israel

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kundanielj

2017-10-22 00:56:19

"Beautiful interior " The church is so beautiful. Very impressively decorated interior. You can take very nice photos of the domes from inside.

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davidV1642TR

2017-10-17 19:33:52

"Church of All Nations" Next to the Garden of Gethsemane this church facilitates reflection on the greatest trial Jesus experienced, the place where Jesus struggled to go through with what he knew was ahead, and lay his...

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mahlegrand

2017-10-04 23:45:03

"A piece of history" When visiting the mountain and The church of Mary, you need to visit this church as well. It's a piece of history!

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Douglas B

2017-09-16 03:37:59

"Holy remembrance" Loved seeing an olive tree that was approximately 2000 years old. Loved seeing the plaques from the various nations and the beautiful fresco on the front of the building.

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Commited_Traveller

2017-09-15 10:18:52

"Beautiful place" This is a beautiful church right next to the garden of Gethsemane. They do well to maintain silence within, which allows for a time of quiet prayer and reflection.

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Hugo W

2017-09-11 14:40:36

"One of many....." The Church of All Nations, built in the Garden of Gethsemane has been built over a great historic location not too long ago. Visit if you visit the Garden of Gethsemane anyway.

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Bartłomiej S

2017-08-28 19:33:51

"Great architecture" It is worth to visit this church because of its architecture inside and outside. Take a moment to pray and admire beautiful mosaics.

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Paul D

2017-08-26 09:10:31

"Peaceful and Pleasant" If you visit the Garden of Gethsemane, don't miss the Church. It is a beautiful Byzantine Church with nice lighting and mosaics. See the rock where Jesus wept tears of blood.

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danelran

2017-08-13 08:36:04

"Nice and important church" If you're christian and a believer, this place holds a lot of meaning for you. If not, this is still a nice church, quite beautiful, great location watching the temple mount and the old city walls, 2...

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couponssaves

2017-07-28 19:27:30

"Very interesting" This was very interesting and meant alot to see. Definitely worth seeing - you won't regret taking the time to see this!

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Iwona M

2017-07-23 12:27:28

"Increadible mosaics" In this church you can see the "night sky" mosaics and there is a wonderfull light play insight. The dark interrrior gives you a spirit of the last night before the Passion starts. It seems that the...

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Padmini15

2017-07-21 07:41:29

"The united effort of many Nations!!" The name is such as many countries contributed to build this church, located on the Mount of Olives and is built on the rock on which Jesus is said to have prayed the night before he was crucified.

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Lars M

2017-07-17 02:29:30

"Impressive Church" Church of All Nations is not an old church, but was dedicated only a hundred years ago and built with contributions from many nations and churches, but built on an old Byzantine church. This church...

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