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Reviewed 6 January 2019

The Church of St Joseph is well worth a visit when you are visiting the Church of the Annunciation next door, but perhaps not worth a dedicated visit otherwise. It's very beautiful inside but rather small and certainly overshadowed by the church next door. Take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

This smallish Church was built in 1914 right on the sight of an earlier 12th Century Church that was in turn built above Joseph’s workshop where he worked hard in his livelihood as a Carpenter to make wooden furniture. A small area displays the old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

This church is a Franciscan Roman Catholic church in the ancient city of Nazareth, in modern-day northern Israel. It was constructed in 1914 on the remains of much churches, and it is located close to the Church of the Annunciation. The architectural style is Romanesque...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 20 December 2018

A church in honor of St Joseph in the shadow of Annunciation Church (Catholic )! It is believed that the Holy Family lived there. A simple church ,has some noteworthy paintings such as the Holy Family, the Dream of Joseph and the Death of Joseph...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aliamma G
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Not many things were said about Joseph in the bible. There were stained glass windows depicting an aged and dying Joseph with Jesus and Mary by his sides. Mary looked so young and Jesus was depicted with much concern in his face. This is indeed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jermonster
Reviewed 27 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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