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Shepherds’ Field

shepherds fields“The Shepherds’ Fields” is the name given to a site in a valley east of Bethlehem, within the Arab village of Beit Sahur.

By Ctholic tradition, this is the site where Shepherds heard of the birth of Jesus, and came to adore him (Luke 2:8-20).

Italian architect Barluzzi desgined a tent shaped chapel at the site in the 1950’s.

The Greek-Orthodox claim the site to be elsewhere, although still in the vicinity of Beit Sahur.


My Friends, Sergio and Rhoda, Presenting the Sheperd’s Field




Points of Interest in the Area

church of nativity bethlehem Church of Nativity
 Christian pilgrims standing in front of a chapel commemorating the "Shepherds fields" in a site east of Bethlehem. Bethlehem
 rachels tomb Rachel’s Tomb

 

Book a Private Tour to the Sheperd’s Field

The Shepherd’s Field is East of Bethlehem  and takes about 1 hours to explore.

 Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Bethlehem, that will also include the Shepherd’s Field.