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Nazareth – the Synagogue Church

nazareth synagogue churchThe uniquly named “Synagogue-Church”, in the middle of Nazareth’s old city market, is by local Christian tradition the very place where Jesus preached after his baptism that he is the Messiah the Biblical prophets spoke about (Luke 4:16-27).

synagogue church nazarethThe architecture of the building is more typical to the middle ages, but at its entrance is a pillar from early Roman period. 

Since the 18th century the site is controlled by the Greek-Catholics.

Synagogue Church (Nazareth)

This article is about the church in Nazareth, Israel, known as the Synagogue Church. For the Judeo-Christian synagogue-churches, see Synagogue#Judeo-Christian synagogue-churches. The Synagogue Church is a small Christian church in the heart of Nazareth known by this name due to a tradition claiming that it is the same building that used to be the village synagogue in Jesus’ time.


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Points of Interest in the Area

nazareth church of annunciation Church of Annunciation
 saint joseph church nazareth S. Joseph Church
 saint gabriel church S. Gabriel church

Book a Private Tour to the “Synagogue Church” in Nazareth

The “Synagoue-Church” is in the old city of Jerusalem and takes about 1 hours to explore.

 Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Galilee, that will also include a visit to the “Synagogue-Church” in Nazareth