St. Joseph Church, Nazareth

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Thought by many to occupy the site of the carpentry workshop of the husband to Virgin Mary, St. Joseph Church represents a modest example of Romanesque Revival style architecture. Built in 1914, the church covers an underground network of caves and early Crusader church remains. Enter the simple public threshold of the Franciscan Roman Catholic church, and descend the short staircase to the crypt for a glimpse at a small section of the underground system of rock-cut chapel and caves. Notice the recurrence of the figure of Joseph across the church's numerous stained glass windows. Before you head to Nazareth, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nazareth online journey builder , to make sure you see all that Nazareth has to offer, including St. Joseph Church.
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  • Wonderful place, walking in the footsteps of Jesus and Mary. All very well taken care of. Loved it! The Church of San José is also very beautiful. Recommend a visit there.
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  • This Beautiful Church remembers Joseph, whom little is known about. He married Mary to protect her and Jesus. He provided the home in Nazareth that Jesus grew up in and his workshop is under this chur...  more »
  • Easy stop whIle visiting The Church of the Annunciation. This is the site of the workshop of Joseph and Jesus.  more »
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  • Built above of the cave Jesus grew up in. I was blessed enough to walk up and down the same steps as our Savior.
  • This is on the same premises as Basilica of the Annunciation. The underground of the church is interesting.
  • St Joseph's workshop with antique hexaemeron (6 days) baptistery. Hic erat subditus illis.
  • A beautifuly built church in this holy place. Worth a visit.
  • Nice to visit!

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Accommodation options abound in Nazareth, from international chain inns and mid-range hotels to cozy, family-run guesthouses. For the budget-conscious, some guesthouses offer backpacker and dormitory-style rooms in addition to private lodgings, while you can also find houses and apartments available for short-term rental. Many of the hotels and inns cluster around the narrow streets of the Old City, with easy access to sightseeing.
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