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Designed by Italian architect Antonio Barluzzi in the shape of a teardrop, the Sanctuary of Dominus Flevit recalls the incident in the Gospels where, on the first Palm Sunday, Jesus shed tears over Jerusalem's fate in the future. "Dominus Flevit" us the Latin for "the...More
That's the place where according to tradition Jesus cried and prophesied the destruction of Holy Temple which happened just over 30 years later. Luke 19,44 no stone will be left upon another "because you did not recognize the time of your visitation from God.”
Start at the 7 arches hotel and walk down the Mount of Olives towards the Old City. You won't miss this little church. It's gardens provide a nice, quiet shade to admire the Old City. Inside the chapel, the view through the window behind the...More
Skillfully built teardrop-shaped church with the most beautiful altarpiece in the world (correct word?) The view across Gethsemane towards Jerusalem. But what once happened is full of suffering and tears - by Jesus. Looking down on the city, Jesus wept over it as he prophesied...More
Sitting under the shade trees, there's an excellent view of the city. I didn't get to go inside, as it was closed for service, but would've loved to frame a photo through the window that views the old city...
Built to commemorate the Lord’s weeping over Jerusalem, Dominus Flevit features a beautiful view of the city through its distinct chapel window. Right outside that window is a thorn tree that was the one used to make the Crown of Thorns for Jesus. They have...More
It's worth coming to Dominus Flevit just for the views over the old city from both inside and outside of the church. Located lower down the Mount of Olives than the main viewpoint, you get a closer vista of the city from the grounds of...More
Stopped on our way down from the Mount of Olives to the Garden of Gethsemane to view the inside of this church said to be built on spot where Christ wept over the coming destruction of Jerusalem. Church is simple in design but its tear...More