Period site: Byzantine period (324-638 AD)
The Church of the Nativity is one of the oldest and ancient churches in the whole wide world. Located, next to the Nativity square, in mid - Bethlehem. This church is considered to be the holiest of sites and its importance to Christianity is incomprehensive. The Church of the Nativity was built over an ancient cave which many claim to be Jesus' birthplace. The churches structure includes 12000 square meters. Saint Katherine Church and other Christian streams call, the area above the birthplace of Jesus, home.