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June 1-2

The feast denotes Jesus’ ascension to heaven forty days after his Resurrection.

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Chapel of the Ascension

The feast denotes Jesus’ ascension to heaven forty days after his Resurrection. The right to conduct a Christian rite in a place that has been owned by Muslims for centuries is an extraordinary event, unique to the Holy Land.

 

Highlights of the feast

 

Chapel of the Ascension, the Mount of Olives - the various congregations take their places in the walled area surrounding the Chapel of the Ascension, (which is in the care of the Muslims), and erect altars and tents. Celebrants of the six historical Christian communities hold Divine Liturgies/Masses concurrently, side by side.

Sites & Attractions

A Catholic-Greek church built in 1877 in the heart of the market in Nazareth. According...
Ecclesiastical complex on top of Mount Tabor, identified by Christians as the place whe...
Visitors step into the Bible and experience Nazareth as it during the time of Jesus and...
The village of Kafr Cana in the Lower Galilee is identified in Christian tradition as C...
The Ancient Bathhouse of Nazareth – An impressive underground bathhouse, is located n...
The White Mosque. This magnificent mosque was built in 1785 as part of the construction...

Accommodations

The Rimonim Ha'Maayan Nazareth Hotel preserves the character of this historic city as t...
The Fauzi Azar Inn is a 200 year-old Arab mansion turned guest house, in the heart of...
Rooms of various standards, eight of which have a private balcony facing the sea and th...
Hotel with rooms of various standards with a sea view. There is a saltwater pool, a spa...
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