If you ask someone where the ‘Holy Land’ is, a layman’s answer would be the ‘Land of Israel’. The Holy Land comprises of a number of different religious sites, and happens to be a crucial landmark for devoted believers.
The significance Jerusalem has makes it the holiest city to Judaism and plays a vital role in the sacredness of the place. The holiness of the land of Christians was one of the key reasons the Crusades occurred. In the Crusades, the European Christians fought to win the Holy Land back from the Muslim Turks. It was earlier taken over after the Arab Muslims defeated the Christians. There are a number of destinations and sights for pilgrimages for Christians, Jews, Muslims and those adhering to the Bahá’í faith, and has turned out to be a place where people get in touch with their faith and feel a strong connection to the land itself. Many people, as a result, prefer taking Bethlehem daily tours to get a complete experience of the sacred place.
One other reason why Christians prefer taking Christian tours to the Holy Land is because this place has a connection to the birth, crucifixion, as well as, the resurrection of Jesus. The Bible shows maps of the Holy Land. In the present times, where it is actually located is marked as Israel, the Palestinian regions, Jordan and some parts of Syria. There are several other crucial things to see during the Bethlehem daily tours. People can visit Jericho, the city of David, Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley, and the Dead Sea. Some other sacred and popular landmarks include the Church of all Nations, that is, the Church of St. Anne, Via Dolorosa, the Mount of Olives, and the Western Wall. There are several other things to see, therefore, it is imperative to have a tour planned for at least a week or you may consider having daily tours, depending on how much you are willing to see around the scared Holy Land.
There is also a Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Church of all Nations, along with several other Christian institutions. Jerusalem, on the other hand, is another crucial sight to Christians, and is considered to be the sight of several Jesus’ teachings. Other things such as the crucifixion and the Last Supper were believed to have occurred there. The city of Bethlehem, along with the Church of Nativity, is another imperative site, which is considered as the birthplace of Jesus.
If you wish to visit these sites, it is imperative to book Holy Land tours well in advance to ensure you follow the right path to all of the crucial sites in Christianity.