Close this search box.

Top 10 Christian Sites in Israel

Exploring the Holy Land

Join us on a captivating journey through the sacred tapestry of Israel, where history, faith, and miracles intertwine. From ancient holy grounds to serene lakeshores, Israel’s landscapes are adorned with sites holding deep significance for Christians worldwide. Let’s uncover the top 10 Christian sites that bring to life the stories of Jesus and the roots of the faith.

Christian Quarter Ultimate Guide
Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem:

Step into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of Israel’s top 10 Christian sites, a labyrinth of chapels believed to hold Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection sites. History and divinity meet here, igniting a profound connection to Christianity’s core.

Jerusalem Christian Day Tour

Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity:

In Bethlehem, one of the top 10 Christian sites in Israel, find the Church of the Nativity, where the humble manger marks Jesus’ birth. Immerse in the awe of this sacred spot, where Christ’s incarnation is vividly realized.

Bethlehem Ultimate Guide

Sea of Galilee:

The tranquil Sea of Galilee holds remnants of Jesus’ ministry. Visit Capernaum, Tabgha’s Loaves and Fishes Church, and the Mount of Beatitudes for the Sermon on the Mount.

Christian Tour of the Galilee
Sea of Galilee boat ride
Church of the Apostles, Sea of Galilee.

Mount of Olives

From the Mount of Olives, one of Israel’s top 10 Christian sites, view Jerusalem’s grandeur. Reflect in Gethsemane’s Garden, where Jesus prayed before the crucifixion. Consider visiting Dominus Flevit Church and the Chapel of the Ascension.

Mount Olives Tour 
Temple Mount
Mount Olives Viewpoint


Nazareth’s Basilica of the Annunciation marks where Gabriel visited Mary. Walk where Jesus walked and uncover sacred stories.

Nazareth & Sea of Galilee Tour
Nazareth, Basilica of the Annunciation.

Ein Karem:

In Ein Karem, visit the Church of the Visitation and St. John the Baptist’s Church. Explore Mary’s visit and John’s birth.

Mount Tabor:

Mount Tabor, one of Israel’s top 10 Christian sites, holds Jesus’ Transfiguration. Climb to the Church of the Transfiguration for panoramic views.

Jewish Heritage Four Day Tour - Mount Tabor - Church of Transfiguration


Celebrate Jesus’ first miracle in Cana’s Wedding Church! Witness water turned into wine, a symbol of faith’s abundance. Also consider visiting the Church of Bartholomew,

The Wedding at Cana
Village of Cana


In ancient Jericho, another of the top 10 Christian sites in Israel, hear echoes of compassion. Stand beneath Zacchaeus’ Sycamore Tree. If you’re visiting Jericho, don’t skip the opportunity to baptize in the River Jordan.

Bethlehem & Jericho Tour
Israel Archaeological Seven Day Tour - Jericho - Tell Es-Sultan
Tell es-Sultan in Jericho.


Visit Emmaus, one of Israel’s top 10 Christian sites, where the resurrected Jesus appeared. The Church of the Emmaus Disciples tells of encounters transcending time.


This spiritual odyssey transcends time, connecting you to the core of Christianity. These sites aren’t just destinations but portals to stories shaping faith. With each step, you’re part of Christ’s legacy. Join believers seeking solace and transformation amidst Israel’s ancient stones.


Hi! My name is Arik, an Israeli native who dedicated his life to sharing my passion for the Holy Land with those interested in knowing more about this incredible piece of land. I’m the Chief Guide at ‘APT Private Tours in Israel’.

Did you know the Hoopoe is Israel's national bird?! For more cool info about Israel, join our ever growing community and get exclusive travel tips, and giveaways!

Simon Peter


Gordon Beach

Nestled along the vibrant coastline of Tel Aviv, Gordon Beach stands as a captivating fusion of urban energy and seaside serenity.

Historical Sites in Jerusalem

Let's embark on a journey through the Historical Sites in Jerusalem and beyond to explore some of the most remarkable things you'll ever see!

Getting Around Tel Aviv

As a bustling and vibrant city, Tel Aviv has various ways to get around! Tel Aviv. offers options to navigate its streets and neighborhoods.

The Carta Jerusalem Atlas by Dan Bahat

The Carta Jerusalem Atlas by Prof. Dan Bahat is a book review I enjoyed writing about it! Because if you desire to get Jerusalem Better, ...

Best Tours In Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a city filled with so many things to do! Here are some of the best tours in Jerusalem you can do when visiting ...

Things to See in the Holocaust Museum Jerusalem

Here are some of the things to see at the Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem among them the Children's Memorial and may other monuments!

Historical Sites in Tel Aviv

In this post, we take a journey through time to discover some of the remarkable historical sites that grace the bustling streets of Tel Aviv.

Ethnic Groups in Israel

Let's journey through the different ethnic groups that make Israel a true melting pot of humanity. From Druze, Jews, Arabs and Samaritans!

The Archaeology of the Holy Land

The book 'The Archaeology of the Holy Land' by Jodi Magness is excellent for anyone that wants to get to know the Holy Land.

David and Solomon by Israel Finkelstein

The book ‘David and Solomon’ by Israel Finkelstein is a book that is a part of a larger debate about one of the greatest disputes ...

Need help?

Skip to content