Sanctuary Bethlehem, Bethlehem

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Visit Sanctuary Bethlehem to experience Biblical history. Walk the complex where Jesus Christ's birth took place, in an area that's now indoors. The Byzantine-era architecture mixes across centuries with different kings and queens. Mosaics covering the walls show three images: life of Jesus Christ, local synods and councils, and angels hovering above them all. See the series of historical artifacts of bronze and silver within the church that date back to medieval times. Because the area is a popular stop for tourists, keep your eyes on your possessions. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Bethlehem holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sanctuary Bethlehem and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The church is very beautiful, full of various lamps with red waxes, there are 3 different styles: Christian, Hebrew, Orthodox. To go down, at the spot where Jesus was born, there is to make a long enough line, arm yourself with patience and wait (it's worth it). Once you get off (despite the pushers of those who want to be smart and get off before you) faith and emotion take over if it weren't for the keeper who literally hunts you to let others in. Nothing else to say, beautiful!
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  • I repeat: personally, do not agree/like to share deep inside experiences while facing a sacred/holy/blessed religious landmark... But there are signs and Mark's which empower any one, believer or not....  more »
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