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Sanctuary Bethlehem

St. Francis Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
+972 2-626-6561
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Great Place

Great place to visit either for personal prayer during off season or for group pilgrimage. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joenotts2014
silver star

this sanctuary is declared an angled 14 star on the ground floor of the Curch of Nativity. Many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tppas2000
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“virgin mary” (4 reviews)
“holy place” (4 reviews)
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St. Francis Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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+972 2-626-6561
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit either for personal prayer during off season or for group pilgrimage. This is inside the church of the nativity. We spend a quite lot of time in personal prayer though many groups comes and goes frequently.The square nearby has many shops...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this sanctuary is declared an angled 14 star on the ground floor of the Curch of Nativity. Many people are willing to queue to be able to hold and take pictures in this place. The place is a bit narrow so visitors must be arranged...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

this is inside the church of the nativity. it's beautiful inside. to have mass/service there would be so unique and humbling. remember it's still a house of worship, so remember to be respectful and mindful of the sanctuary. i loved being here.

1  Thank ChristyS6
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

An important place for every believing Christian in the world. You have to wait in a long queue and come in very early in the morning.

Thank Piotrul
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is truly a holy place that leaves you in awe. I would recommend this blessed Sanctuary to go and maybe say your rosary.

Thank artleonard77
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Our Tour Guide brought us to the other side of the Church of the Nativity, and then we ended here. It was beautiful to see and very spiritual! This was my third time to visit the location. It is better to have a tour guide...More

Thank Sharron1116
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

The church is under renovation, the walls are covered for restoration. Here it is the only icon where Virgin Mary is smiling. It is the symbol of happy maternity.

1  Thank Costin T
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

very busy but a must visit place. we were lucky enough to be staying in Bethlehem so we could visit here early morning and also later in the evening

Thank Hedgehog-Spotter
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Such a holy place to be. Definitely a must see place. It was not crowded and it is better to have a tour guide

Thank Amalia_010
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Sanctuary Bethlehem include Grotto and Basilica of the Nativity, Church of St. Catherine, Cave of St. Jerome and Franciscan Convert. So read more about this locality search separately.

Thank Zoltan K
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