This is the church which was built on the spot where Jesus was born. Also it is the church where the priests from the three Christian religions have regular fights and arguments. Hence the leaky roof now being fixed by the Arab authority. I spoke to a priest in Greek and he told me off for speaking Greek as he was Armenian. Its quite run down in places but still a wonderful experience.
Finally the coach tour groups come in their hundreds so to avoid them and save yourself a long time queuing, visit early morning or late evening. Also there is a window at 1 - 2 PM when most tourists are eating or still travelling to or from the site
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