Shepherd's Sanctuary, Beit Sahour

At Shepherd's Sanctuary, see the place where, according to the biblical story, the famous shepherds heard about the birth of baby Jesus. Located in the hills that overlook the city of Bethlehem, the building and the whole site serve as an oasis of calm away from the crowds below. Admire the charming garden around the chapel, then head inside to see a model of the shepherds playing their famous role two thousand years ago; you’ll find yourself in a room whose walls are covered in painted nativity scenes. You can also visit the small church on site to pay your respects. Work out when and for how long to visit Shepherd's Sanctuary and other Beit Sahour attractions using our handy Beit Sahour trip maker .
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  • In all four of the shepherds ' shelters are the wall paintings of the Bible stories. And here you see the believers from all over the world coming to the Bible, although faith is different and you can feel the power of piety.
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  • The place is n in a very good shape outside the main sanctuary and in general, it appears it requires lots of imagination to sort through what apparently has happened here. The view is great, lots of ...  more »
  • The monks have made a lush green park with tall trees here. Its cool and lovely. The sanctuary is pretty with old school Jesus birth paintings like ones I used to see in books in Sunday school. There ...  more »

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