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View of Bethlehem and surrounding area, with some of the major pilgrim sites, among which the monastery of Prophet Elias (B). The Basilica of the Nativity, however, is not shown.
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Remains of the monastery of the Shepherds, the site where the Angel appeared before the shepherds and announced the birth of Jesus Christ, at Beit Sahur (Village of the Shepherds) on the outskirts of Bethlehem. Site of the house of Saint John the Baptist at Ein Karem on the outskirts of Jerusalem; according to another tradition, it is also the site where Mary visited Elizabeth (today, Church of the Visitation at Ein Karem).
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