The Church of the Transfiguration

The Church of the Transfiguration, located on the top of Mount Tabor (Tavor), is one of the most beautiful churches in Israel. According to Christian tradition, this is the place where Jesus went through his Transfiguration in front of his disciples when his divine nature was revealed- his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light- and hence the name of the Church. This Catholic Church, one of the most important in Christian world, was built on top of the remains of ancient churches which were built here since the 4th century. The Church of the Transfiguration was designed by the famous Italian architect, Antonio Barluzzi, who also designed among others the Church of the Beatitudes. The Church of the Transfiguration was designed so that the light that enters it will create the radiant atmosphere of the Transfiguration. The Church of the Transfiguration includes an altar and ancient ritualistic remains. Above the altar is a magnificent mosaic which depicts Jesus, Moses and Elijah together at the time of the Transfiguration. Next to the Church of the Transfiguration are a Franciscan Monastery and a Greek Orthodox Church which is named after the Prophet Elijah.
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Every day: 8 am - 12 pm , 2 pm - 7 pm
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