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a child was born here

In this right place was the first days of Jesus. It is a rememberance of a new chapter of humanity... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Kinga P
You Could Walk By This And Not Know

The caves are there in plane sight but if you didn't have a guide with you or some knowlege of the... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
Mike H
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The Holy Caves are the centre of ancient Nazareth. Many experts believe that Nazareth never actually existed at the time of Jesus due to lack of findings. Well these caves are proof that there certainly Was life here in Nazareth pre-Jesus, but it...more
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

In this right place was the first days of Jesus. It is a rememberance of a new chapter of humanity started with Him: the GRACE came down to Earth for All of us.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

The caves are there in plane sight but if you didn't have a guide with you or some knowlege of the place you would walk right by this and thing nothing of it. It was explained to us about how the people 2000 years ago...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

Global church wherein you can see the various forms of Jesus ... as considered by each country. Liked the architecture and the sereness of the location.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

They are still discovering more of this cave network. Yet another one of many interesting places. go and see it

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Small sample of the caves that go under all of Nazareth. Truly remarkable insight into the time around Christ. They hid to hide from the Romans so I guess there was no above ground Nazareth in the day. Donation entry.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

This is a little off-the-beaten-path for visitors in Nazareth: hidden behind a public parking lot you enter a structure covering the entrance to a cave that served as a hiding place for early Christians (and Jews) in times when these faiths were not very popular.......More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Definitely worth seeing the old town in the caves! I would make this a must stop if you are in Nazareth.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a caves which is quite inside and has a historical importance. Christ was brought here.Good place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

A place that keeps a cave hiding Christians by oppressors oppression. You do not have much to see. In addition, only a person takes care of this place and gives you no explanation as to what this place is. Anyway, if you decide to visit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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svalmonte, Manager at Holy Caves of Nazareth, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Hello Thanks for your feedback. It's always important to hear all views. Having said that, I'm a little confused by your comments. The Caves is a Holy site containing thousands of years of history. Entry is free, and there are people available to answer all...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018

we could climb down and see the alleged house where Jesus was brought up. several rooms had interesting furniture

Date of experience: May 2018
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Sean R
September 2, 2015|
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Response from svalmonte | Property representative |
Hi They should be open depending on what time you'll be there. Occasionally the caretaker/guide will need to run over to St Gabriel's Church momentarily. If you find that the gates are closed please inquire at St Gabriel's... More