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St. Joseph Church, Nazareth

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Religious Site
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. Put St. Joseph Church at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nazareth itinerary planner.
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  • 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 undergrou...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • The Church was built on the site where the Holy family lived or was that Joseph's workshop are divided. However, it is important and notable buildings on the site. Clean, calming aura, the dominant white color only the Brown marble, a small, tasteful fresco with family at the altar and nicely decorated with broken Windows, but through the walls while staying in harmony. The white columns of the same color fatetőben csúcsosodnak padokhoz. The basement cave and archaeological finds, it is worth checking out. Probably in a greater chance for a quiet prayer, such as the number of people engaging in the Basilica.
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  • A beautifuly built church in this holy place. Worth a visit.
  • On the north side of the Big Basilica is another Franciscan church. In the lower part (crypt) you can see remains of 1st and 2nc century BC, mosaics, a water pit and caves. One of them, according to tradition, was used by Joseph as his workshop.
  • If you in Haifa you must see this Church!
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  • Site that emanates tenderness for the family, there is a mosaic new new! worth photographing.
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