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Dominus Flevit

Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-627-4931
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This tear-shaped church was built between 1953 and 1955 on the spot where, according to tradition, Jesus wept over Jerusalem.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
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Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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"temple mount"
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"italian architect"
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"beautiful church"
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"palm sunday road"
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"gold dome"
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"kidron valley"
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"teardrop"
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"gospel"
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This church was built over the rock where apparently Jesus wept when overlooking to Jerusalem. On the site, there is a chapel designed by Antonio Barluzzi which is shaped in the form of a teardrop depicting Christ's tear. We celebrated mass in the chapel and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a religious person, but visiting here was so interesting. There was mass in the church so we couldn't go inside. But wandering around the area was good enough! Great view over Jerusalem. I did go up to the church and got some...More

Thank Nykkyl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only the church marks a important spot for christianity, but also some burial sites of the first christians are there. Additionally it overlooks beautifully Jerusalem and its walls (From there Jesus saw the city and wept). Take your time to visit it, don't rush,...More

Thank Levi_Jonatas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

According to chapter 19 of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus, when entering the city of Jerusalem, was impressed by the beauty of the Temple and foretelling the future of the city of Jerusalem will be destroyed. Therefore, the exterior design is designed to resemble a...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Didn't get to see much of inside of the church, but there is a great tomb here that is worth the stop to see what a tomb really looked like in Jesus' time. It is hard to imagine it from the Holy Seplicar, but here...More

Thank pat8635
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Dominus Flevit—"God Wept"—is located near the top of the Mount of Olives on the Biblical Palm Sunday Road. This beautiful, quiet garden offers the best view of the sealed East Gate of Jerusalem's Temple Mount, the Kidron Valley and the famous gold Dome of the...More

Thank Jay M
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This church reminds the tears of Jesus when he saw Jerusalem from that place. Close to the church there is a small cemetery of the first christians, some of them lived at the same time as the apostles. The church have a shape of a...More

Thank Levi_Jonatas
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is one of my favorite Churches - there is a peacefulness about the place. It has a beautiful window behind the altar that overlooks the old city. The name of the Church comes from Luke’s Gospel 19:37-42 where Jesus had his great lament for...More

Thank Commited_Traveller
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Halfway down the Mount of Olives a sign on your right hand says "Dominus Flevit" that means "The Lord Wept". This chapel is a memorial of Jesus who wept over Jerusalem. The chapel is a marvelous building fashioned in the shape of a teardrop and...More

Thank Lars M
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The architecture of this church represents Christ's tears as he wept over the city. The site offers nice views of old Jerusalem. It's a worthwhile stop as you walk down the Palm Sunday Road.

Thank kekenkel
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