•    Mob no : +91-9847318937
  •    Landline no : +91 484 4050262
  •    Mail Us : info@gladholidays.com

Nazareth

 holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery  holyland tour Gallery
Places to visit
Church of the Annunciation
St. Joseph's Church
Basilica of Jesus the Adolescent
Synagogue Church
Mary's Well
Ancient Bath House of Nazareth
Mensa Christi Church
Zippori

Description about  Nazareth

Nazareth
Nazareth is the capital and the largest city in the Northern District of Israel. Nazareth is known as "the Arab capital of Israel.In the New Testament, the town is described as the childhood home of Jesus,and as such is a center of Christian pilgrimage, with many shrines commemorating biblical events.Nazareth’s chief attractions are its many churches. Of these, the Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation (completed 1966, on the site of a previous church of 1730 and a crusader foundation) is perhaps the best known.Modern Nazareth is a regional market and trade centre for the Arabs of Galilee; tourism and light manufacturing are also important.

Church of the Annunciation
Church of the Annunciation sometimes also referred to as the Basilica of the Annunciation, is a church in Nazareth, in northern Israel. It was established over the site where the Catholic tradition holds to be the house of Virgin Mary, and where angel Gabriel appeared to her and announced that she would conceive and bear the Son of God, Jesus – an event known as the Annunciation. For this reason, the site and the city of Nazareth are among the most sacred places in the Christian world.

St. Joseph's Church
St. Joseph's Church is a Franciscan Roman Catholic church in the Old City of Nazareth, modern-day Northern Israel. It was built in 1914 over the remains of much older churches. It is located close to the Church of the Annunciation. It was built in the Romanesque Revival style.The church is built on the site of the Church of Nutrition quoted by the pilgrim Arculfe about 670 in De locis sanctis then a church of the crusaders of the kingdom of Jerusalem, whose vestiges under the crypt and a Franciscan church built in the 17th century.

Basilica of Jesus the Adolescent
The Basilica of Jesus the Adolescent also simply known as the Salesian church, is the name given to a Catholic church in Nazareth in Israel,belonging to the Salesians of Don Bosco. The church is located next to the school of the Salesians. In Gothic style, was built between 1906 and 1923 on a hill called "Mount of the Start" which overlooks the city, where, according to tradition, Jesus spent his youth.

Synagogue Church
Synagogue Church is a small Christian church in the heart of Nazareth known by this name because above its doorway is an embedded sign: "the synagogue". The structure is currently controlled by the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. According to Christian tradition, the church is built on the ruins of the ancient Nazareth synagogue where Jesus studied and prayed.

Mary's Well
Mary’s Well is reputed to be located at the site where, according to the Catholic tradition, Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary, mother of Jesus and announced that she would bear the Son of God – an event known as the Annunciation.Found just below the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in modern-day Nazareth, the well was positioned over an underground spring that served for centuries as a local watering hole for the Palestinian villagers.

Ancient Bath House of Nazareth
The Ancient Bath House of Nazareth was discovered in the late 1990s by Elias and Martina Shama during renovations inside their shop near Mary's Well in Nazareth. Archaeologists that examined the bath house have assigned its construction to various periods, the oldest of these being the Greek or Roman period in Palestine.

Mensa Christi Church
The church is located within a dense neighborhood, above the church district, in the old city of Nazareth. It is north of the Sisters of Saint Charles Borromeo Convent, and near the Maronite Church of the Annunciation and Ecumenical Christian Child Care Center.

Zippori
Zippori is an archaeological site and national park in the Galilee region of Israel, near Nazareth.The city is located on a hill with views of the surrounding area. Hence its name: "zippor" is Hebrew for "bird", and it is said that the city perches on the hilltop like a bird.

Related Packages