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Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)

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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not surprising that this Church was crowded being next to/ a part of the Garden of Gethsemane. The mosaics are lovely both in the church and on the church and you can see olive trees that are related to those that were there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fromtex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church at the spot of the Garden of Gethsemane. It has several moving paintings and a rock commemorating Jesus' prayer of acceptance and self-giving.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ExPatinNica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church built on our faith. But more important is that it represents all of us - a shared faith that gives us a unique connection to each other. Before you enter the Church, you need to walk around the unbelievable olive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alice C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it is new construction and of a faith I am not a member of I found this Church to be awe inspiring.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaelc143
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful church. Includes an olive tree gardens with olive trees that go back 100s of years. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just going on the grounds and walking a round makes you feel connected to al nations. The church is beautiful and our pictures came out great from the interior with no flash.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a very crushed walk through the Garden of Gethsemane, you might think the Church of all Nations would be peaceful and tranquil! This is Jerusalem and nothing as far as visitor behavior is sacred! Fortunately a church service was in progress and that kept...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth a visit to see the architecture and paintings on the walls and ceilings of this church building. It is located next to the Garden of Gethsemane where Christ prayed to the father before he began his journey to the Crucifixion..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert MB B B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I found this church amazing to visit and has a lot of beutiful pictures and icons and reommend to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank medhatwahba
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This is what happens when the world come together to create something great. Beauty, calmness, spaciousness and peace. Loved every minute here. Remember to look at the ceilings- they are outstanding one and each

Date of experience: November 2018
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TingBen
7 October 2018|
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Response from JohnP6756 | Reviewed this property |
For the Church of All Nations it is best to pre-book a taxi (via your hotel?) to pick you up after the Holy Hour. There are no restaurants near Gethsemane or the church. The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy... More
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ronalyn d
24 September 2018|
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Yes, as far as i know it is open every day. There are restrictions in the walled Garden of Gethsemane which require booking ahead. The Church of All Nations entrance is immediately opposite across a narrow street. There may... More
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5 November 2017|
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