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| Adjacent and north to the Basilica of Annunciation, Nazareth, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Site of St. Joseph's shop and where the Holy Family lived. Very well kept and administered by the Franciscan Fathers. Old cave and place of purification by Hebrew Tradition.

Thank ramongr
Reviewed 2 October 2018

An easy walk from the Church of the Annunciation and worth a stop. The church is pretty with a beautiful statue of Joseph and the child Jesus. Downstairs is a mosaic of the Holy Family along with an ancient baptismal font. Some say this area...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

You will see this if you plan on visiting the Church of the Annunciation, and if you are with a tour guide, they will tell you many things about the history of this place.

Thank peraterjeremy
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Looking into the ruins beneath the church itself was the most exciting part. The thought that this could be the site of the holy family's home was very moving.

1  Thank skipowdersandy
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

For a catholic it is a site not to be missed, large crowds, some waiting but absolutely worth the visit

Thank Jdisan1
Reviewed 8 August 2018

His wife was the human chalice chosen as the handmaiden of the Lord and Joseph the humble husband chosen to guide her. St. Joseph's Church commerates this biblical figures who plays such an important but little mentioned role in the coming of Christ. The church...More

Thank EDominguezMIA
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Unfortunately they were busy with a ceremonial event in the church in the time of our visit and we could not see everything. However it is a beautiful place.

Thank 444Erica2014
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The workshop of Joseph is below this church! We didn't get to tour through the workshop but it looks like you can. So try and ask someone. There was a lot going oin here. The main area was also excavated and is the home of...More

Thank Vincent F
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Of the dozens of grand churches we've visited during our pilgrimage, this tiny, unassuming Church is one of my favorites (the other one is the Church of Saint John the Baptist). After the awe-inspiring, humongous Church of the Annunciation, the Church of Saint Joseph reminded...More

1  Thank Leah A
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Nazareth is the place where Jesus Christ grew up and the Church of St Joseph is said to be located at the very spot where Joseph had his carpentry shop.A place for prayer and meditation,it is an integral part of Holyland!!

Thank Padmini S
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