Holy Caves of Nazareth, Nazareth

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The caves are the centre point of ancient Nazareth and the gateway to an underground city yet to be excavated.

Ancient Nazarenes built this underground city to escape being captured by Roman soldiers. Sometime after, the caves were discovered and sealed.

Now, the caves have been rediscovered and have given us clear evidence that Nazareth was always an underground city before and long after the birth of Jesus. In fact, the synagogue-turned-Christian-alter might well be the first church of all time.
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  • These caves, caverns, are holy places where started our faith. I recommend it completely pair to visit, not taking much time such a visit.
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  • Below ground is a mysterious cave. Free entrance but seek to maintain the place. Children in the area greatly enjoy.
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  • There are three versions, where the Virgin Mary received the good news of the Gospel — one that, in the upper room (room is located on the site of the Catholic Basilica), another, apocryphal version of that source-the source is in the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, and third, that just in these caves, where there was running water (there is a pool for ritual ablutions, and it requires exclusively running water, that means there was some kind of stream). In General, here in these caves people lived in those times. The caves are located on the territory of the Greek Orthodox Church, which is open to the public every day and not all day. To visit, you must know in advance.
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