The Middle East – especially the nation of Israel – is widely known as the Land of the Bible. But the power of those words can sometimes get a little lost. When a guest walks in the same place that Jesus Christ once preached, when someone visits place where Mary received the Annunciation, or touches the stones at the site of Christ’s crucifixion, the absolute power of the tangible, historical location can’t be denied. Israel is home to some of the most integral and beautiful Christian locales in the world.
Here are a few highlights: