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Church of the Pater Noster

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Address: | Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
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+972 2-628-3143
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08:00 - 12:00
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US$375.00*
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This is very interesting to see where it is said that Jesus taught it's disciples about prayer! For some it's to be thankful, for others it is to praise and yet for others to give... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Building of the second Church started in 1920. After raising walls, there was no money left to continue.Bad Luck. But they didn't remove walls. (Why?) Later, they decorated them with plaques that bear the 'Lord's Prayer' in over 100 different languages. Why? What for? To fill up the space? To make the walls more attractive? To me, this is an... More 

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is very interesting to see where it is said that Jesus taught it's disciples about prayer! For some it's to be thankful, for others it is to praise and yet for others to give thanks. To me we pray for all three! They have the "Our father" prayer in more than 30 languages! #planforamiracle

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Jerusalem, Israel
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78 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The site is very pretty. Aside from the Lord's prayer is different languages covering almost every wall, the is the tomb of a French woman who was involvved in founding the place, with her beautiful statue lying on top of it.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1,440 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 715 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The church of the pater noster is built on the remains of the 4th century church of eleona, which can still be seen in the crypt. The current modern church erected by a French carmelite in 1870 provides displays with the Pater Noster prayer in many languages, including three varieties of Dutch: Afrikaans, Flemish (Flamand) and Nederlands! The church is... More 

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Thank Hermes_NL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My second visit here was more fabulous because I discovered so much more this time round. The large garden is wonderful for fellowship with Jesus by prayer. Seeing Lord's Prayer in so many languages was surprising. It's a quiet place unlike the Old City so just take in the special atmosphere there is in the highest point overlooking Jerusalem.

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Thank one5piri
Paranaque, Philippines
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Church of Pater Noster displays the Lord's prayer in several languages! I am so glad that the Philippines has 4 Filipino translations of the “Our Father” at the Pater Noster church in Tagalog, Pampango, Cebuano and Ilonggo.

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went for a visit with our kids (14, 9). As you can imagine they're not particularly into churches and related visits. But they loved this one, and so did we, by heir parents. It's a beautiful building with great arch galleries and a very nice garden. The number of languages in which the Pater Noster is displayed is very... More 

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Thank dirkaarts
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place is a jewel. Beautifully kept rose gardens, a stunning olive tree field, silence and contemplation all around. Few benches and no cafe, otherwise I would have stayed hours.

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Thank Coast A
Nashville, Tennessee
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1,186 reviews
490 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 758 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to the Mount of Olives a few times and did not realize that the site where Jesus taught the Our Father was right around the corner. The prayer is now on display in 171 different languages. The garden of olive trees outside of this partially reconstructed Roman Catholic church is peaceful and meditative. There is a lovely... More 

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Thank Ann C
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Wooow.. I am very happy to this place, here the history of the Lord Jesus taught the Lord's Prayer to his disciples. About 150 languages ​​are here, including the Batak language, my tribe of Indonesia and that sends Batak language in the Pater Noster is my grandfather M.D Siregar, from the village of my great name Bunga Bondar. Very touching... More 

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