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Gat Shmanim - The Church of all Nations

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Gat Shmanim - The Church of all Nations
Basilica of Agony, The 12 Nation Church
כנסיית כל העמים
גת שמנים
Gethsemane - Gat Shmanim
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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Facts

  • Named in honour of 12 nations who donated to building the church, 12 domes symbolize each of the contributing nations.
  • According to the Christian tradition, the churches were built on the place Jesus last prayed.
  • The Church of all Nations in Jerusalem is built on the site of the Egenia which dates from around 380 AD on which a later Crusader Basilica was built in around 1170.

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Location

Mount of Olives
Jerusalem
Jerusalem District
Israel

Technical Data

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1924
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