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Reviewed 6 days ago

Legend has it the floor is white because of a drop of Mary’s milk. You can’t tell that by looking, and the local limestone naturally has a lighter color, but that is the story. There is a beautiful, modern chapel at the back. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Milk Grotto is claimed to be where Christ was fed  as the holy family paused after the birth. Claims of milk related miracles are documented here. The church is lovely and peaceful. Its a short walk form the Nativity Church and a respite

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joe1234665
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short walk away from Manger Square. I found this place to be much quieter than the Nativity church and one of the very few places that you can actually take time out to pray and ponder about what actually happened. A very beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Knockabout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice to walk through this one, again the historical significance of this is large. Nice courtyard next to the grotto. Many opportunities for shopping nearby.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 286natec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place and fast response hopping to get there soon genuine lovely people thanks so much !!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After waiting for an hour to visit the Grotto, the queues were so long we gave up and continued our tour. The Grotto itself is accessed through the Church of Nativity but there are usually long lines of pilgrims wanting to sample milk from the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique place to see as it lets you see what a miracle of the milk that touched the ground and the stone became white

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cdr10gaa
Reviewed 24 September 2019

It was one of few holy places which had really touched me during that pilgrimage. Blessed Mother of we all!...

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Marian P
Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

The grotto is quite pretty and when we arrived at around 12:00 on a Thursday we were the only people there. The visit took 10 minutes or so. The grotto was very peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Randburg
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Very holy place, you feel like in a different world, so peaceful and comforting.the location in Bethlehem as a historical place and the location is really close to the Church of Nativity adds to the value of the place, the stories and history behind the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Brittany_11_10 | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are different per place and per season. What time of year are you looking at? I know the milk grotto is closed Sunday mornings. And when I was there, in October, the Church of the Nativity was open from... More
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