Nazareth holds a special meaning to all Christians, and is a must and popular destination during your trip to the Holy Land. Nazareth is the home to the the largest church in the middle east the Church of Annunciation, where the angel Gabriel announced the news from God that the Virgin Mary is carrying his son.
“Walk where Jesus walked” is never more meaningful in your holy land tour then in Capernaum – referred as Jesus “own town” (Matt. 9:1). In Capernaum sit on the ancient synagogue with a foundation still present, and where Luke writes was built by a centurion whose servant Jesus healed (Luke 7:3-5). Capernaum is where Jesus began his teachings, this is where he taught (Mark 1:21; John 6:59) and made miracles by healing a man possessed by a demon (Mark 1:23-27), and where Jesus raised from the dead the daughter of this synagogue’s leader (Luke 8:49-53).
The Jordan River or River Jordan is a 156 mile long river flowing to the Dead Sea. Yardenit is perhaps one of the most important places during a Holy Land Israel tour for pilgrims. The Jordan River is where Jesus was Baptized by John the Baptist and the Holy Spirit descended from heaven in shape of a dove.