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Church of All Nations

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The Church of All Nations is a prominent Roman Catholic church perched on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. It is also known as the Basilica of Agony, with its walls golden mosaics depicting the suffering of the world as assumed by Jesus. Tradition has it that Jesus kneeled on a rock here in the Garden on Gethsemane prior to his arrest by the Romans. The slab of rock is now encompassed by a circle of iron thorns.

Historically the site of a Byzantine church, it was converted to a basilica in the 4th century by Crusaders. The present stone structure has domes, walls, and pillars built in Byzantine style although built from 1919 to 1924. Its construction was fueled by donations of Catholic communities from all over the world. Symbols of each nation that donated were built into the glass of the church’s ceiling.

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Dagtrip Oud en Nieuw Jeruzalem vanuit Tel Aviv

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Bewonder de oude en religieuze monumenten van Jeruzalem tijdens deze boeiende wandeltocht en dagtour per bus vanuit Tel Aviv. Met een deskundige gids die alles ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Tel Aviv, Israël
  • Duur: 10 uur
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 92,00