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Named for “Our Father” prayer (Pater Noster), the Church of the Pater Noster also known as the Sanctuary of the Eleona stands on the traditional site in the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem where Jesus taught his disciples the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:2-4). This partially reconstructed Roman Catholic Church stands today in land formally belonging to France, which makes for an interesting Holy Land trip story.
With a prominent location on Mount Zion, the monastery Dormition Abbey commemorates the memory of Virgin Mary in the traditional place of her death. The name of Dormition Abbey means “Eternal sleep,” and on your Christian Holy Land Tour of Jerusalem you’ll easily distinguish the monasteries unique beautiful structure. The complex is nearly one hundred years old built over stone ruins and known to be in the general area frequented by the disciples and Jesus during his last days in Jerusalem. Nearby on your Christian Holy Land Tour to Israel you’ll also find the room of the Last Supper, and the Tomb of King David.
The stunning location of Saint Catherine’s Monastery makes it an amazing holy land tour destination, located in the triangular zone between the Desert of El-Tih, the Gulf of Aquaba and the Gulf of Suez is made of granite rock blending with the colors of Mount Sinai.
Mount Nebo standing 3,300 ft high located only six miles northwest of Madaba Jordan is according to the scriptures, the mountain from where God showed Moses the Promise Land to his people before he died (Deuteronomy 34). Naturally Mount Nebo has traditionally been an important site for Christians traveling to the Holy Land, and is a popular stop for tours that go on to Jordan from Israel.
One of the highlights during our Christian tours to Israel is visiting the Western Wall, the remaining wall of the Second Temple, where Boy Jesus is found in the Temple court after three days of being lost (Luke 2:41-52), and where later Jesus Cleanses the Temple (Matthew 21:12-17) overturning tables during a pilgrimage by Jesus and his disciples to the holy city of Jerusalem, and it is the Temple that Jesus uses his body to compare to foretelling the high Jewish council he will be raised after being destroyed after three days (John 2:19).
During your Christian Holy Land Israel tour we’ll stop at Mount Carmel for a spectacular view of Haifa Bay. Mount Carmel is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. A number of towns are located in this region, most notably the city of Haifa, Israel's third largest city, located on the northern slope. The 1500-foot high limestone mountain impeded armies and merchants traveling to the Jezreel Valley.