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Church of St. Joseph
Church of St. Joseph

Church of St. Joseph

Free admission

Situated across a courtyard from the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth is the small Church of St. Joseph. Built in 1914, the neo-Romanesque Franciscan church was constructed over the remains of an earlier church and above a series of stone chambers believed to be the workshops of Joseph the Carpenter. The entire church and the caves below are rather simple, particularly in comparison with the basilica next door, but well worth the detour.

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Open daily 7am-6pm
Casa Nova St. , Nazareth, Galilee, Israel

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Be sure to spend a few minutes down in the crypts, where information is posted about in situ archaeological work.

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