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Shepherd's Sanctuary: Tours & Tickets

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Siyar el-Ghanam, Beit Sahour, Palestinian Territories
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The top of the site has a small, but not very old chapel. But the real attraction is just a bit down the hill under it. The area is full of limestone caves. It is a good example of where shepherds would shelter a flock from the weather. It is the type of shelter that Mary and
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There is a very nice church  and grounds on the spot where supposedly the shepards first heard of Christ's birth. There is a round area in the church for easy visiting of the various alters and murals - all very nicely done. Benches along the walls allow easy stopping.  The long
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The chapel is pretty cool and the grounds afford some nice views into the Israeli settlement to the north
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There is little to see here. the church is part of an architectural series by an Italian architect who did many churches in Jerusalem and surrounding New Testament sites.
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Visited the place with fellow pilgrims and our priest companion celebrated mass with us at the Chapel 2. The place was serene and I felt the angels are still there, blessing the place and the people who come and visit.
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