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04-19-09
  Cradle of Christianity, the church is built on the very site where Christ was born. Constructed in a rectangular shape, measuring 53.9 meters in length and 26.2 meters in width - the p...
04-19-09
Grotto of Nativity measures twelve meters in length and three meters in breath, and is also rectangular in shape. There is a mouth of cistern at the right end, where according to the legends...
04-19-09
One of the most revered sites of Christianity, it is also known as Maghari al Saiydeh by the Arabs. The grotto is located not far from Manger Square. Legends says that Virgin Merry stayed in...
04-19-09
Franciscans constructed this church in 1882 to replace a smaller church at the same site. You can use the stairs from Grotto of Nativity to reach this church.   Opening Hours: 0600 to...
04-19-09
The tomb marks the place where, Rachel, the beautiful wife of Jacob was buried. The tomb is one of the most revered sites not only of Judaism, but also of Christianity and Islam. It is locat...
04-19-09
This was the place where the bewildered shepherds heard the angels singing "Glory to God in the Highest and Peace on Earth to Men of Goodwill". Many old and new structures are scattered thro...
04-19-09
These are three great cisterns from which, as legends say, King David longed to drink from, while fighting the Philistines. To the east lies a church discovered in 1895, decorated with mosai...
04-19-09
The name was first mentioned in some of the Jewish sacred books written after the Israelis captured this region in 1200 B.C. Bethlehem-a walled city, was also a trading centre then. Bethleh...
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