Bethlehem Church of the Nativity
Nativity scenes, images, prayers and songs are reflecting the birth of Christ for centuries.
The Church of nativity in Bethlehem- the Star of Bethlehem, is definitely one of the top Christian Holy Land sites. The church of nativity is not only the traditional place of Jesus Christ birth, but also considered to be the traditional place of Jesus Christ birth. Christians of the holy land often visit the nativity church.
The Bethlehem Nativity in the Bible and Gospels:
Bethlehem – hill country of Judah also known as “city of David” is first mentioned in the bible as the place where Rachel died and
The Gospels teach us that Mary and Joseph had to attend Bethlehem’s census under Herod’s decree, later on the family moved to Nazareth. According to the Gospels Jesus Christ birth took place in a manger and some believe that Jesus was born in a cave, in the biblical days the caves were close to the village houses and used often for the cattle, storage and stabling. was buried, her traditional tomb is standing at Bethlehem’s’ entrance. This ancient Biblical town is also mentione
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Bethlehem top sites and attractions – what to see:
- The Bethlehem church of the nativity is the oldest church in the Holy Land.
- Ancient Mosaics in the church of nativity floor.
- The Silver Star – marks the traditional spot Christian believe Jesus Christ was born and located in Bethlehem in the cave under the Church of the Nativity.
- The Chapel of the Manger next to the birthplace shrine owned by the roman Catholics mosaics.
Bethlehem Church of the nativity map:
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Bethlehem Ancient Holy Land pictures & Photos:
These amazing ancient photos of Bethlehem were taken and published between 1890-1905