One of the oldest surviving Christian churches, commissioned by Emperor Constantine in 339 CE, the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem marks the traditional place of Jesus Christ's birth.
Quick Facts on the Church of the Nativity
- Other names
- Church of the Nativity
Basilica of the Nativity
Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem
- Phone number
- Opening hours
- Summer: 6:30am-noon, 2-7:30pm daily; winter: 5:30am-noon, 2-5pm daily.
Grottoes closed to tourists Sunday mornings.
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