Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum

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Visit Mount of Beatitudes, believed to be where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount. Remains of an old Byzantine church dating back to the fourth century prove that Christians have been commemorating this site for over 1,600 years. Today, a humble Roman Catholic church sits on top of the hill, and it is here that Pope John Paul II celebrated mass in March of 2000. The church is surrounded by beautifully maintained gardens and a captivating view of the Sea of Galilee. A visit to Mount of Beatitudes represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Capernaum trip itinerary planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • The Church of the Mount of The Beatitudes is beautiful, peaceful, and serene (despite a fairly heavy load of reverent Pilgrims). This was our second visit there and both times we were inspired by its....  more »
  • This was a lush area and quite interesting. Our group stopped on the top of the mountainside to reflect on the importance of being here. Our church music director led us in song, and then he walked....  more »

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