Around Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Sights

Milk Grotto

  • Milk Grotto St.
  • Bethlehem
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

Legend has it that when Mary stopped here to nurse the baby Jesus, a drop of milk fell on the floor in this cave-like grotto and the walls turned white. The grotto and the church above are beautiful, especially just before sunset when the light catches the stained-glass windows.

Sight Information


Milk Grotto St., Bethlehem, Northern District, Israel



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 8–6; Oct.–Mar., daily 8–5
  • Closed Sun. from 11:45 am–2 pm

Published 03/07/2016


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