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.
Tours to Sanctuary Bethlehem
Christmas Eve in Bethlehem & Jerusalem (Midnight Mass) from Jerusalem BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $109
Duration: 13 hours
Half Day Travel to Bethlehem - Trip from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $20
Duration: 5 hours
Bethlehem Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $62
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
Sanctuary Bethlehem Reviews
La chiesa è molto bella, ricca di varie lampade con ceri rossi, ci sono 3 diversi stili: Cristiano, ebraico, ortodosso. Per andare giù, nel punto dove è nato Gesù, c è da fare una fila abbastanza lung... more »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!
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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