Luke 19:41-44 records that Jesus looked over the city of Jerusalem and wept for its future destruction. The chapel, designed ... More
Dominus Flevit Church
Luke 19:41-44 records that Jesus looked over the city of Jerusalem and wept for its future destruction. The chapel, designed by Italian architect Antonio Barlucci, was built in 1955. During construction, archaeological remains from the Canaanite period, and a lovely Byzantine chapel were discovered, along with tombs from the Second Temple and Late Roman periods. The Byzantine mosaic floor with its intersecting circles, flowers, fruit, leaves, and fish, was incorporated in the building. Barlucci's arched window provides one of the most famous views of Jerusalem. To get to Dominus Flevit, walk up the Mount of Olives along the paved road immediately behind the Basilica of the Agony.
The dying wish (albeit unfulfilled) of Scotland's king, Robert the Bruce, was that his heart be buried in Jerusalem, commemorated
in a small plaque in the church floor. Completed in 1927, St Andrew's is also a memorial to Scottish ...
A stunningly beautiful mosaic graces the facade, one of Jerusalem's most famous landmarks, designed by Antonio Barluzzi (1924). It is
believed that this is the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed before his arrest (Mark 14:32 46). An olive ...
The golden domed structure encasing the Sacred Rock has special significance, in that it is the place where Abraham was
about to sacrifice his son and from where the Muslim prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven. It is a unique ...