This impressive basilica is a masterpiece of art, beautifully decorated with fine frescos and icons. The breathtaking mosaic icon at the entrance of the basilica represents the Nativity and is the biggest in the Middle East.
Background: The Greek-Catholic community owns the land since 1860 and has developed it to what it is today of a beautiful and well-maintained religious site, including the hexagonal chapel and its 28m high tower.
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