Church of Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum

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Visit Church of Mount of Beatitudes, a Catholic church built on the spot where Jesus preached his “Sermon of the Mount.” Built in 1938, the church is nestled on the hilltop overlooking the Sea of Galilee, believed to be the site where Jesus delivered the eight blessings, or beatitudes. Admire the Byzantine-style building and its mosaics that represent the beatitudes, take in the peaceful atmosphere, and enjoy the view that stretches from the hilltop. To visit Church of Mount of Beatitudes on your holiday in Capernaum, and find out what else Capernaum has to offer, use our Capernaum online visit planner .
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  • I like what it commemorates, but the 1936 Mussolini-built structure honestly isn’t all that interesting. The drive to the top offers pretty views of the surrounding farm land and on a clear day, you m...  more »
  • The church and the surrounding gardens are nice, but did not feel like a ‘holy place’ however. Maybe because of the many tourists. Nevertheless, the view over the lake is great but there are better pl...  more »
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