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Church of the Nativity: Tours & Tickets

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$20 fee to skip The Line With Guide for whole group.Built over the Grotto of the Nativity by Constantine in 325 A.D., destroyed and rebuilt in the 6th century and renovated in the 11th century by the crusaders, this is the oldest Church in the Holy...more
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| Manger Square .15 minutes walking from bus 231, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Although some work around the alter is in process, the restoration work of the interior is largely, and beautifully, done especially the golden mosaics near the upper windows. The line to see the birthplace, the Grotto of the Nativity, can be very long, so go as early as you
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His church is basically the first place you would want to start your pilgrimage here in the Holy Land. Here is where it is said to be the birth place of Jesus! It is marked inside by a relic where the manger is said to have been located.
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Interesting... Absolutely recommend going. The two Christian sites we saw; the place the shepherds were told of Jesus birth and the Church of the Nativity were amazing in their own ways. Far fewer people at the Shepherds field, but highly recommend it. From the site, you
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This is a must visit for all Christians that visit the holy land. This is where Jesus was born to the Virgin Mary .
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It's a beautiful church but the wait is way too long. We waited 2 hours to see a star of David on the ground. Not worth it. My guide said he has waited up to 5 and a half hours before. It is hot with no air circulation. You chat with each other because you need something to pass
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