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Church of the Pater Noster

| Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3143
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| Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful place, at the top of the Mount of Olives, has a selection of mosaics with the Our Father in different languages.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Constructed by Constantine Emperor 's mother Queen Helen, it has translations of Lord's Prayer in 167 languages,including Malayalam .The church is at Valley of Olive Mountain having the divine environment. witnessing how Jesus taught to pray to disciples enriching blessed moments for pilgrims.

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This area celebrates the Lord's Prayer - The Our Father, the text of which is displayed in all the languages of the world around the shrine.

Thank realtb
Reviewed 16 July 2017

On the top of Mount of the Olives, east of Jerusalem, we find the Church of Pater Noster. The church is built on the place where Jesus is said to have taught the Lord's Prayer to his disciples. The original church is from the 4th...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I've always assumed that Jesus taught the Lord's Prayer to his disciples in Galilee, because that's what is suggested by Matthew's Sermon on the Mount. However, in Luke's version, Jesus is in or near Jerusalem, visiting his friends in nearby Bethany, so this site also...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is a lovely church in a lovely garden setting. But the cool part was seeing all of the different languages that The Lord's Prayer us in. And more are being added.

Thank KristaLane
Reviewed 11 June 2017

From architecture to the spiritual content! one of the benchmarks on the Mount of Olives. It get crowded mid day due to the tour groups, try to get there early to beat the traffic and the heat! fully recommended!

1  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

this church is located on top of the Mount of Olives, and is one of the first to be visited before the walking descent to the Garden of Gethsemane. It is under french flag, so it is important to visit if you can.

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

Thank jean448
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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...More

Thank Dr.Sylvia
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Response from Temper43 | Reviewed this property |
there are literally hundreds of languages shown, difficult to write them here, but most of the language spoken in the world are there