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The history was interesting but the building was incredible.
The craftsmanship and detail that's gone into the decor really generates an awe and reverence.
I found the story of Mary and Jesus hiding out here in the cave/crypt while king Herod hunted for them interesting....More
We were taking a tour of Cairo with a group and this was one of our stops. It is a beautiful church, one of the oldest Coptic Churches in Egypt, that is believed to be a resting spot for Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus...More
This is the place that it is believed Jesus and his family stayed when they fled the terror of Herod killing of all the boy babies and children in Bethlehem. They stayed in this location for three months.
We walked from the Hanging Church to this church dedicated to two soldier saints martyred in Syria during the 4th century. Another historical significance is that the church was built on the spot where the Holy Family rested at the end of their journey into...More