See Jerusalem as Jesus saw it. Visit the Mount of Olives and Dominus Flevit Church, Church of Mary Magdalene, Pater Noster and Gethsemane.
Panorama from Dominus Flevit Church Jerusalem, Israel
This panorama faces west from the Mount of Olives towards the Temple Mount.
Dominus Flevit is a Roman Catholic church on the Mount of Olives, opposite the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The church was designed and constructed between 1953 and 1955 by the Italian architect Antonio Barluzzi and is held in trust by the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land.
The Church of the Pater Noster, also known as the Sanctuary of the Eleona
The Church of the Pater Noster, also known as the Sanctuary of the Eleona, is a Roman Catholic church located on the Mount of Olives. It stands on the traditional site of Christ’s teaching of the Lord’s Prayer. (Luke 11:2-4). Today, the land on which the church stands formally belongs to France.
The plan of Eleona:
Church of Mary Magdalene
The Russian Orthodox church of Saint Mary Magdalene is situated on the slope of the Mount of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane and is one of the most easily recognizable landmarks of Jerusalem. This striking example of Russian architecture was built in the Muscovite style with golden onion domes or cupolas.
Gethsemane is a garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, most famous as the place where Jesus prayed and his disciples slept the night before Jesus’ crucifixion.