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Places Summer (April-September) Winter (October-March)

Abu Gosh - Church of the Resurrection
Tel: 02 534 2798

 

8:30 - 11:00 / 14:30 - 17:30
Close on Sunday & Christian Feasts

8:30 - 11:00 / 14:30 - 17:30
Sundays & Christian Feast days closed
Closed on the following Feasts:

Good Friday

Holy Saturday

Easter Sunday

Abu Gosh - Saxum Visitor Center

(Multimedia Tour about the Bible & the Holy Land)

Road to Nataf (Abu Gosh)

Tel: 02 622 4100

E-mail: info@saxum.org

Website: www.saxum.org

Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:00

(Please book in advance by email)

Mon -  Fri 9:00 - 17:00

(Please book in advance by email)

Akko - Church of St. John the Baptist

(by the seacoast)
Tel: 04 991 7333
E-mail: touficbm@hotmail.com

Visits must be booked in advance Visits must be booked in advance
Baptismal Site (Qaser el Yahud) - Jericho
Tel: 02 650 4844
E-mail: mh.deadsea@npa.org.il

Sat - Thu 8:00 - 17:00

 Friday & eve of holidays  8:00 - 16:00
Last entry 1 hour before closing time

Saturday - Thursday 8:00 - 16:00
Friday & holiday eves 8:00 - 15:00
Last entry 1 hour before closing time
Bethlehem - Milk Grotto
Tel: 02 274 3867
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 17:45
Sun 8:00 – 11:45 / 14:00 – 17:45
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 16:45
Sun 8:00 – 11:45 / 14:00 – 16:45

Bethlehem - Basilica of the Nativity

Tel: 02 274 2440

Mon - Sat 6:30 - 19:30
Sunday the Grotto is closed until 11:30

Mon - Sat 5:30 - 17:00

(Jan. 17:30, Feb.-Mar. 18:00, from March 25th 19:00)
Sunday the Grotto is closed until 11:30
24/12 until 13:00, 6/1 9:00-11:00

Bethlehem - Shepherds' Field
Tel: 02 275 4460

Fax: 02 277 2413

Mon - Sat 8:00 - 17:00
Sun 8:00 - 1:30 / 4:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 17:00
Sun 8:00 – 11:30 / 14:00 – 17:00

Bethlehem - Shrine of Hortus Conclusus

(Memory of the Song of Songs)
Tel: 02 274 2427

Call before Call before
Bethlehem - St. Catherine's Church
Tel: 02 274 2425
6:00 - 19:00
Sunday morning the Grottoes are closed

5:30 - 17:00 (Nov.-Dec.)

(Jan. 17:30, Feb.-Mar. 18:00, from March 25th 19:00)
Sunday morning the Grottoes are closed
During Christmas visits are limited

due to the liturgical celebrations

Cana Wedding Church
Tel: 04 651 7011
8:00 - 17:30
Sunday 12:00 - 17:30
8:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00
Closed on December 24 & 25
Capernaum - The Town of Jesus
Tel: 04 672 1059
8:00 - 17:00
Last entry at 16:30

8:00 - 17:00
Last entry at 16:30
March 13, 2020 the site is closed
Yom Kippur Eve: 8:00 - 12:00

Closed on Yom Kippur & Christmas Day
New Year Day 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:30

Emmaus - Nicopolis
(Near Latrun Canada Park)
Tel: 08 925 6940

Cell: 052 356 2071
Website: www.emmaus-nicopolis.org 

8:30 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:30
Sat 8:30 - 17:30
Closed on the following days:

Sunday
Christmas Day

Good Friday

Yom Kippur

8:30 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Saturday 8:30 - 17:00
Closed on the following days:

Sunday
Christmas Day

Good Friday

Yom Kippur

Emmaus - Qubeibeh
Tel: 02 247 3612
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
Nablus - Jacob's Well
Tel: 09 231 3123
7:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 16:00 7:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 16:00
Jaffa/Tel Aviv - St. Peter's Church
Tel: 03 682 2871
8:00 - 11:45 / 15:00 - 17:00 8:00 - 11:45 / 15:00 - 17:00
Jericho - Sanctuary of the Good Shepherd
Tel: 02 232 2532
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
Kiriat Yearim - N.D. Arche d'Alliance
Tel: 02 534 2818
8:30 - 11:30 / 14:30 - 17:00
Sunday call before
8:30 - 11:30 / 14:30 - 17:00
Sunday call before

Magdala - 1st Century Town of Mary Magdalene

(Archeological Park)
Tel/Fax: 04 620 9900
Email: info@magdala.org
Website: www.magdala.org

8:00 - 18:00
 
8:00 - 18:00
Closed on Yom Kippur
Mar Saba Monastery
(men only)
Tel: 02 277 3135
9:00 - 14:00
Closed on Wednesday & Friday
9:00 - 14:00
Closed on Wednesday & Friday

Monastery of the Shepherds 
(Beit Sahour - Greek Orthodox)

Tel: 02 277 3135

9:00 - 15:00 9:00 - 15:00

Monastery St. Gerasimus – Deir Hijlah
Tel: 02 994 3038

Cell: 050 534 8892

8:00 - 18:00 8:00 - 18:00

Mount of Beatitudes
Tel: 04 671 1200
Parking fees:

Bus 60 NIS, Minibus 30 NIS, Car 10 NIS

8:00 - 11:45 / 14:00 - 16:45
Holy Thursday 8:00 - 11:45

The church is closed on the following Feasts:

Good Friday

Holy Saturday

Easter Sunday

8:00 - 1:45 / 14:00 - 16:45

December 24, 8:00 - 11:45

Closed on December 25 & January 1

December 31 open only in the morning

Mount Tabor - Basilica of the Transfiguration
Tel: 04 662 0720
E-mail: basilicatabor@yahoo.com

8:00 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00

Closed on Yom Kippur

8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00
Closed on Yom Kippur

Muhraqa - Sacrifice of Elija
Tel: 04 836 7269

Fax: 04 836 7317
Entrance fee: 5 NIS

9:00 - 16:30
Closed on the following Feasts:

Good Friday

Holy Saturday

Easter Sunday

9:00 - 16:30
Closed on the following Feasts:

Christmas

New Year

Good Friday

Holy Saturday

Easter Sunday

Yom Kippur

Nain - Franciscan Church
Tel: 04 6735466
8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00 8:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 17:00

Nazareth - Mary of Nazareth Int'l Center
15 Casa Nova Street
Tel: 04 646 1266

Cell: 052 447 6083 
E-mail: reservations@cimdn.org
Website: www.cimdn.org

9:30 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Closed on Sunday
9:30 - 12:00 / 14:30 - 17:00
Closed on Sunday
Nazareth - Synagogue (Melkite Church)
Tel: 050 550 6981
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 17:00
Closed on Sunday
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 16:00
Closed on Sunday

Nazareth - Basilica of the Annunciation &

St. Joseph's Church
Tel: 04 657 2501
Website: www.nazaret-it.custodia.org

5:45 - 21:00 (Grotto)
8:00 - 18:00 (Upper Basilica)
Holy Thursday 8:00 - 16:00

Good Friday closed for visitors

Easter Sunday 8:00 - 17:00

7:00 - 18:00 (St Joseph's Church)

5:45 - 21:00 (Grotto)
8:00 - 18:00 (Upper Basilica)
7:00 - 18:00 (St Joseph's Church)
Nazareth - St. Gabriel Church (Mary's Well)
Tel: 04 657 6437
Mon - Sat 7:00 - 18:00
Sun 7:00 - 13:00
Closed on Palm Sunday & Easter Sunday
Mon - Sat 7:00 - 18:00
Sun 7:00 - 13:00

Nazareth Village
Tel: 04 645 6042
Website: www.nazarethvillage.com

9:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed
Visits must be reserved in advance
9:00 - 17:00
Sunday closed
Visits must be reserved in advance

St. Euthymios Monastery

(Archeological Site)
Tel: 02 633 8230

E-mail: nmaboa@npa.org.il

Only for groups

Visits must be reserved in advance

Only for groups

Visits must be reserved in advance

St. George's Monastery
(Wadi Kelt)
Tel: 054 730 6557
9:00 - 13:00
Sunday closed
9:00 - 13:00
Sunday closed

St. Martyrius Monastery

(Archeological Site)
Tel: 02 633 8230

E-mail: nmaboa@npa.org.il

Only for groups

Visits must be reserved in advance

Only for groups

Visits must be reserved in advance

St. Theodosius' Monastery - Ubeidiya east of  Bethlehem

(Access to the Monastery only for Orthodox Christians)
Tel: 02 276 1223

8:00 - 15:00 8:00 - 15:00

Stella Maris - Haifa 

(Carmelite Monastery)
Tel: 04 833 7758
Website: www.carmelholylanddco.org

6:30 - 12:30 / 15:00 - 18:00 6:30 - 12:30 / 15:00 - 18:00
Tabgha - Primacy of St. Peter
Tel: 04 672 4767
8:00 - 17:00
Last entry at 16:45
8:00 - 17:00
Last entry at 16:45.
Yom Kippur  8:00 - 12:00
Closed on Christmas Day

Tabgha - Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves
Tel: 04 667 8100

E-mail: monastery@tabgha.net

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 16:45
Saturday 8:00 - 14:45
Sunday 11:00 - 16:45

Special opening hours during Easter:

From Holy Thursday to Holy Saturday, 8:00-12:00

Easter Sunday, 11:00-17:00

Easter Monday the Sanctuary is closed all day

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 16:45
Saturday 8:00 - 14:45
Sunday 11:00 - 16:45
Feast of the Multiplication of Loaves 13:00 - 15:30

December 24, 8:00- 11:45

January 6, 11:00 - 15:45

Closed on the following days:

December 23, 25 & 26

January 1

Temptation Monastery - Jericho
Tel: 02 232 2827
8:00 - 16:00
Sat 8:00 - 14:00
Sunday closed
8:00 - 16:00
Sat 8:00 - 14:00
Sunday closed 

Tiberias - St. Peter's Church
Tel: 04 672 0516

Website: www.saintpeterstiberias.org

Mon - Sat 8:00 - 12:30 / 14:30 - 17:30
Sunday - call prior to visit
Mon - Sat 8:00 - 12:30 / 14:30 - 17:30
Sunday - call prior to visit

Zababdeh - St. George

(Greek Catholic Melkite Church & Visitor Center)
Tel: 04 251 0894

Cell: 059 978 9282
E-mail: firas_khoury2002@yahoo.com

Please call prior to visit Please call prior to visit