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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 either 5:30 or 6am until 5pm.
A simple Google search will get you all the info you need :)