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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 2 weeks ago

the mosaics are incredible, showing the originals thru floor windows. The surroundings are meditative.

Thank c a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you need to go there to embrace all it has to offer spiritually and historically. take a guided tour of the city to understand better whatever you are about to discover. very sad event

Thank nelly472016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is located right next to the Garden of Gethsemane at the Mount of Olives. Inside, you will find the bedrock where it was believed that Jesus was arrested after He prayed. My family are very glad to have entered here and prayed. Do...More

Thank Deslock485
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Catholic Franciscan church built in 1924 by Italian architect Antonio Berluci .here , according to tradition, Jesus prayed his last prayer before he was extradited to the Romans .very nice ancient olive trees garden . The church is famous by its huge external mosaic...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church was beautiful being in the location of where Christ spent some of his last hours praying it was so meaningful and worshipful

Thank japerry1013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are at Mt of Olives go inside this Church. It is truly beautiful. A true sense of religious history.

Thank vesperado
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony) is an attractive church and important sight for Christian visitors on the Mount of Olives east of the Old City of Jerusalem. Opening hours are 8-12pm and again from 2-5pm daily. Several church buildings have been...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Both internally and externally the Church is visually stunning. The choice of darkened glass in the Windows sets the scene for the agony but there are fantastic wall coverings to admire in addition to the external decor. One of the most visually attractive churches we...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was on a tour with a group and there were so many people that I was rushed in and out again and had no time to look at anything there. Was not happy and would like to try again. Too many people.

Thank Alana T
Reviewed 24 April 2017

From way up on top of Mount of Olives, you can see this beautiful church and the colorful icons that cover it. It is not until you get close up and see the intricate mosaic work that makes this church so amazingly beautiful. It is...More

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What is the cost of ticket to enter this church
18 November 2016|
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Response from Adam F | Reviewed this property |
Free, both for the church and the garden.