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St. Joseph Church

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Address: | Adjacent and north to the Basilica of Annunciation, Nazareth, Israel
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The boy next door

When God chose Mary to be the mother of the Messiah He also chose Joseph to take care of the Mother and Child. Visiting St Joseph s church right next to the Church of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice Church muss see! In the basement you may see the place where Joseph and Maria was living with their family

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When God chose Mary to be the mother of the Messiah He also chose Joseph to take care of the Mother and Child. Visiting St Joseph s church right next to the Church of the Annunciation which is built over Marys home makes one understand one of the greatest Love Stories of all time!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

With a crypt below this church you'll certainly discover what is special here. Reminds me of Jerusalem aged holy places really. Slightly out of the way yet not to be missed.

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Khartoum, Sudan
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The church is built on a church that is allegedly built upon Joseph's carpentry work shop, be that as it may, we decided to believe that it could be true. The church is beautiful and the the underground excavations and exhibit is very nicely done. Definitely recommended if you find yourself in Nazareth.

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Nonantola, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

While you are visiting the Basilic of the Annunciation, you can also visit this small and humble church, where you can find old ruins of an ancient church of the Crusades.

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

another lovely church built where someone holy lived, in theory. It was a nice church, full of shrines to the foster father of Jesus.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

It is a very nice Franciscan Roman Catholic church in the Old City of Nazareth which is in the shadow of the Church of Annunciation. It is not an old structure but it was built on top of much older churches. It was built right before the 1st World War. According to the tradition Jesus lived and grew up in... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

To see it as it's next to the Church of Annunciation. Otherwise it wouldn't be so interesting. Very nice crypt.

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Iasi, Romania
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

About 200 m from Church of Annunciation, is this church from around 100 years old. It`s a worship place because it`s supposed that in the lower level is the house of Joseph.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

It's really nice to see all the tunnels under the church. I hope they will make a tour under ground. A nice small church just at the same area as the church of the announcement.

Thank Idan B

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