Mount of Beatitudes

Mount of Beatitudes near the Sea of Galilee

As the name suggests, this is the hill upon which Jesus was said to have preached the “Sermon on the Mount”. The lie of the land next to the church forms a natural amphitheater sloping down to the lake side, so it is more likely that Jesus stood at the bottom of the hill, but this does not detract from the beauty of the church on its crest. Map.


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