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Places in the Holy Land

Bethlehem

 Christian Travel Guide | Bethlehem Only six miles south of Jerusalem you will find Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus of Nazareth and a site of invaluable significance to the Christian world. Bethlehem remains to this day a prime destination for tours to the Holy Land and Christian tours to Israel. Learn more

 

Capernaum - The Town of Jesus

 Christian Travel Guide | CapernaumCapernaum (pronounced Kefar Nachum in Hebrew) is currently an archeological site owned by two Christian denominations: the Franciscans who command the western part of the city, and the Greek Orthodox who control the western part including the city's ancient church. Learn more

 

Galilee

 Christian Travel Guide | GalilleLocated in Israel's north, the Galilee region is most commonly associated with, on the one hand, mountainous scenery and a luscious landscape and, on the other hand, the famous Sea of Galilee. But the area has many more hidden treasures to offer, from historic monuments to excellent observation posts. Learn more

 

The Big Twelve: Your Guide to the Holy Land (Part I)

 Christian Travel Guide | Big Twelve - Part 1The Holy Land. Home to Christians, Muslims, Jews, Bedouin, Druze. Home to impressive mountains, secret tunnels, winding rivers, searing deserts, and breathtaking foliage. A land soaked in history, where the silent stones have witnessed thousands of years of pilgrimages, sacrifices, miracles, and rebirth. - Part One. Learn more

 

The Big Twelve: Your Guide to the Holy Land (Part II)

 Christian Travel Guide | Big Twelve - Part 2The Holy Land. Home to Christians, Muslims, Jews, Bedouin, Druze. Home to impressive mountains, secret tunnels, winding rivers, searing deserts, and breathtaking foliage. A land soaked in history, where the silent stones have witnessed thousands of years of pilgrimages, sacrifices, miracles, and rebirth. - Part Two. Learn more

 

Jordan River

 Christian Travel Guide | Jordan RiverTraditionally divided into three main sections, the Jordan River runs through the state of Israel from the northern tip all the way down to the center of the country. Beginning with its sources in the north of Israel and running down to Lake Hulah constitutes the Jordan's first section. Learn more

 

Mount of Olives

 Christian Travel Guide | Mount of OlivesLocated on the eastern slopes of the Jerusalem mountains and set in relative isolation separated from the Temple Mount and the City of David by the Kidron Valley, the Mount of Olives is named after the olive trees that covered its grounds in Biblical times. Learn more

 

Nazareth

 Christian Travel Guide | Nazareth A prime destination for Christian pilgrimages, Nazareth is home to countless churches and monasteries each belonging to a different Christian order or denominations. The majority of these shrines are named after and dedicated to Biblical events surrounding Christ's life. Learn more

 

Sea of Galilee

 Christian Travel Guide | Sea of Galilee Located in the northeaster region of Israel and getting its water supply from the Jordan River that runs though it, the Sea of Galilee (known as Yam Kinneret in Hebrew) is Israel 's largest freshwater lake. Learn more

 

The Christian Quarter

 Christian Travel Guide | The Christian Quarter One of the four quarters of the Old City of Jerusalem and home to the Church of Resurrection (better known as the Church of the Holy Sepulchre), the Christian Quarter is a sight of monumental importance to members of all Christian denominations. Learn more

 

The Dead Sea

 Christian Travel Guide | The Dead SeaTraditionally divided into three main sections, the Jordan River runs through the state of Israel from the northern tip all the way down to the center of the country. Beginning with its sources in the north of Israel and running down to Lake Hulah constitutes the Jordan's first section. Learn more