Places To Visit In Bethlehem

Bethlehem is known as  the birthplace of Jesus Christ. As per the Bible, the city is referred to as Bethlehem Ephrathah or Bethlehem-Judah. This holy city has various churches and religious places that are key to the tourist attraction.

Christmas is the best time to visit Bethlehem as they host various celebrations such as live music and a huge street parade. So, you should plan a Bethlehem tour during Christmas.

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Below are some places that you can explore during Bethlehem tour :

Church of the Nativity: This church is a place where Jesus Christ was born. This church was established in the 4th century AD.  This church is famous for the Grotto of the Nativity which is marked as silver star. This silver star is of a deep religious significance for the christian pilgrims.

Milk Grotto:  As per the historians, St. Mary once spilled her milk while feeding Jesus. Since then this cave-chapel is very famous and pilgrims believe that after visiting here. one can aid fertility. Today, every local person visit here to worship Mother Mary.

Manger Square:  This is the best place to visit as it has various cafes, restaurants and stores. This place was named after  Caliph Omar whose army conquered the Jerusalem. In the eastern side of the square has Church of Nativity and the western side has Mosque of Omar. So, along with this Bethlehem tour you should book your Jerusalem tour to know more about Christian  history.

Bethlehem Tour

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Old Bethlehem Museum: This museum is situated since 19th century. The authenticity of this museum drive  huge visitors here. This church has preserved the old Palestine life and culture which gives a striking experience. Also, An embroidery center is present in this museum from where you can buy an authentic embroidery.

Shepherd’s Field: This Field is believed to be the site where angel came to the shepherd’s to announce the birth of Jesus.