Synagogue Church

Synagogue Church is a small Christian church in the heart of Nazareth known by this name because above its doorway is an embedded sign: "the synagogue". According to Christian tradition, the church is built on the ruins of the ancient Nazareth synagogue where Jesus studied and prayed. In addition, it is where one Sabbath day Jesus went to preach.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1200 CE Main hall and the alter of the church, its floor is sunken about 1.5 meters underground, possibly built atop a Crusader church dating from the 12th century. The stairs to the right lead to the courtyard.
Latest Update: October 26, 2016
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