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Visit the Mount of Beatitudes – Holy Land Tour

Visit the Mount of Beatitudes - Tour of the Holy LandVisit the Mount of Beatitudes – The Mount of Beatitudes is situated on the North Western shores of the Sea of Galilee. This beautiful serene site is the place traditionally attributed to the location of the Sermon On The Mount.

The site boasts a Roman Catholic Franciscan chapel which was built in 1938 near the remains of Byzantine Church from the 4th century.

Many groups who visit the Holy Land have visited this site and spoke of the serenity and beauty that surround this location. Being very close to other sites mentioned in the Gospel stories including Capernaum and Tabgtha (Place of the loaves and fishes), this site is a one not to be missed on your tour of the Holy Land.


Tips and advice for your Holy Land Tour

Tip 1: When visiting the Mount of Beatitudes please ensure you wear clothing which is respectable. Visitors wearing above knee length shorts, or vest type tops (which show shoulders) will be refused entry into the site. There are a few other sites around Israel which also hold to these rules so when travelling it is always a good idea to pack a shawl to cover legs (or a longer pair of shorts) and a cardigan to cover shoulders, should the need arise.

Tip 2: While in the grounds of the Mount of Beatitudes take a walk around the outside of the Catholic Monastery. To the right of the fence surrounding the site you will see a large field. This field is a probable location of where Jesus fed the 5000 and taught many of his sermons.

Tip 3: While touring in this area ensure you Holy Land tour includes visits to Capernaum and Tabgtha. Other possibilities include Mount Tabor, Cana and Bethsaida.

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positive review  We had an amazing day tour. We accomplished quite a bit in one day - a boat tour on the Sea of Galilee and visits of Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Olives, Kibbutz Ginosar, Jericho, Nazareth, and Cana. In addition, we were dropped off at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport after the tour. Yaron, our guide, is very knowledgeable, witty, and accomodating. We highly recommend Elbow and Yaron.

Tito PA
October 11, 2019

positive review  We had an amazing tour of Jorden River, Dead Sea, the road of Jericó with Yaron. He is a very knowledgeable man. Answer the questions that we had.

Miguel Martinez
September 6, 2019

positive review  My daughter and I joined Elbow tours by a guidance of Google. God had His hand on this! Meeting them finally in person and exploring the Holy Land with Yaron was everything and more then I could have expected. Anyone who is traveling for the first or 21 st time should trave with Elbow... Yaron thank you for making our trip a trip of a life time!! Sarah and Jehan USA 5 🌟 stars

SarahJane Pics
December 20, 2018