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Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)

Garden of Gethsemane | Foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3264
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Located on the Mount of Olives, this beautiful church was first built by the Byzantines in 379 and rebuilt between 1919 and 1924, whose construction was financed from contributions made by many countries.
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Garden of Gethsemane | Foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3264
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 minute walk (uphill) to the lion's gate and...More

Thank danelran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank couponssaves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars are really shining just like they did...More

Thank Iwona M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Padmini15
Reviewed 17 July 2017

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 is just next to Getsemane Garden with the old olives....More

1  Thank Lars M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is third church to rest here. Built in 1924 and funded by many nations, the mosaics are gorgeous and tell stories known to all Christian's. I spent an hour in this church meditating and contemplating. Well worth the visit as well as to Olive...More

1  Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is a most beautifully decorated and conspicuous churhes outside ancient walls of Jerusalem just at the foot of the mountain of olives. However it is so serene and wonderfully spacious and aesthetically built from the inside. It definitely provides an overwhelming sence of peace...More

1  Thank Saleh J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Astonishing wall and ceiling frescos. The church has a sacral atmosphere which was strengthened by being almost empty when I was there.

Thank Hanne S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A very beautiful and quiet church, dimly lit and atmospheric. Located next to one of the Gardens of Gethsemene (there's at least three that people maintain is the "real" one), it maintains a fairly open hostility to tour guides which has preserved it's tranquility. A...More

1  Thank SunnydaleHuis
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Church of All Nations, also known as the Church or Basilica of the Agony, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, next to the Garden of Gethsemane. It enshrines a section of bedrock where Jesus is said to have prayed before his arrest. (Mark 14:32-42)

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18 November 2016|
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Response from Adam F | Reviewed this property |
Free, both for the church and the garden.