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Saint Joseph Church in Nazareth

saint joseph church nazarethSaint Joseph church, located next to the church of Annunciation  in Nazareth, is by local tradition built over the home of Joseph, (step-) father of Jesus. Another tradition holds this was his carpentry, although there are no archaeological remains to clearly suggest so.

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The finds the site suggest the area was used for storage of grains in the first century CE. The current Neo-Romanesque church was built in 1914, and is walking distance from the old city market.

St. Joseph’s Church, Nazareth

St. Joseph’s Church is a Franciscan Roman Catholic church in the Old City of Nazareth, modern-day Northern Israel. It was built in 1914 over the remains of much older churches. It is located close to the Church of the Annunciation. It was built in the Romanesque Revival style.

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Points of Interest in the Area

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Book a Private Tour to the Saint Joseph church in Nazareht

Saint Jospeh Church is in the heart of Nazareth  , right next to the Church of Annunciation .

Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of the Galilee, that will also include Saint Joseph Church.