The Beatitude Monastery, Capernaum

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Visit The Beatitude Monastery, a Catholic church built on the spot where Jesus preached his “Sermon of the Mount.” Built in 1938, the church is nestled on the hilltop overlooking the Sea of Galilee, believed to be the site where Jesus delivered the eight blessings, or beatitudes. Admire the Byzantine-style building and its mosaics that represent the beatitudes, take in the peaceful atmosphere, and enjoy the view that stretches from the hilltop. To visit The Beatitude Monastery on your holiday in Capernaum, and find out what else Capernaum has to offer, use our Capernaum.
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  • I attended this tour virtually and it was simply amazing. Our tour guide Amit was so knowledgeable. I am definitely signing up for more! This is the best thing next to actually being there! Thank.....  more »
  • A new church on a historic site. A bit of a disappointment to me, but I am not an extremely religious person.  more »
  • One of the most beautiful and serene places I have ever visited. The nuns run a tight ship so any conversation that are too Loud is controlled. It's such an amazing experience to walk around, revel in the scriptures and daily words and see people from around the world. The gardens itself are well taken care off.
  • Another beautiful church by Galilee Sea. The church itself is small but the octagonal shape makes it unique. The surrounding grounds are scenic for walks and quiet thinking.
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