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Lower Galilee Travel Guide

Nazareth

The Nazareth where Jesus grew up was an insignificant village nestled in a hollow in the Galilean hills, but today's city of 65,000 pulses with energy. Apart from the occasional donkey plying traffic-clogged Paulus VI Street, there's little that evokes the Bible in contemporary Nazareth, unless you know where to look—and indeed, droves of Christian pilgrims come to pray at the awe-inspiring

Basilica of the Annunciation or seek quiet contemplation at one of Nazareth's many smaller churches.

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