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Religious and spiritual sites are the reason to visit this region, which isn’t known as the Holy Land for nothing. Here is a list of the most important sites.
Basilica of the Annunciation is believed to be built over the site of the Virgin Mary’s original home (Nazareth).
Capernaum is believed to be the location of a village where Jesus and some of his disciples lived for a time on the shore of the Sea of Galilee (near Tiberias).
Cave of the Patriarchs is widely recognized as the burial place of the patriarchs and matriarchs of the Jewish people, including Abraham, revered by all three monotheistic religions (Hebron).
Church of the Holy Sepulchre is widely recognized as the site of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus (Jerusalem, Old City).
Church of the Multiplication is believed to be the location where Jesus turned a few fish and a couple loaves of bread into enough food for thousands (Tiberias).
Church of the Nativity is widely believed to be the location where Jesus was born (Bethlehem).
Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque is the second holiest site in all of the Muslim world (Jerusalem, Old City).
Mount of Olives is the site of many miraculous occurrences and is an extremely significant location in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Jerusalem, near the Old City).
Mount Zion is the possible site of the Last Supper and is the locale of King David’s Tomb (Jerusalem).
Tomb of Rabbi Meir is significant to Jews all over the world as the tomb of the rabbi who was nicknamed the miracle worker and in whose name charity is often given (near Tiberias).