“Mount of Beatitdues” refers to the site where Jesus delivered his “Sermon on the Mount” (Mat. 5) In antiquity it was identified by the Church of the Primacy of Peter , but in 1938 the Franciscians inaugurated a different location refering to the event, on a higher hill.
The Mount of Beatitudes ( Hebrew: הר האושר, Har HaOsher) is a hill in northern Israel, in the Korazim Plateau. It is where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount. The traditional location for the Mount of Beatitudes is on the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee, between Capernaum and Gennesaret ( Ginosar), on the southern slopes of the Korazim Plateau.
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The Mount of Beatitudes is located on a hill aboce the Sea of Galilee, some 2 km from Capernaum . It is a 3 hours drive from Tel-Aviv, and takes about 1 hour to explore.