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Saint Joseph's Church is a Franciscan Roman Catholic church in the Old City of Nazareth. It was built in 1914 over the remains of much older churches. It is located close to the Church of the Basilica of the Annunciation.
According to traditions, The Saint Joseph's Church is located over the carpenter workshop of the Holy family and house of Joseph.

The archaeological finds of the Byzantine era were preserved in the museum under the church along the isles and wells and houses that shows how the villagers of Nazareth lived 2000 years ago .
The Saint Joseph's Church was built according to the Romanesque Revival style.

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Saint Joseph's Church Rank #8 of 19 | Certificate of Excellence 2019 | Type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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"An easy and important visit"
26 September 2019
Adjacent to the Basilic of the Annunciation, the St. Joseph Church must be visited as an important complement for the trip to this old city.
"Simple church with interesting grotto area"
02 September 2019
Said to be where Joseph had his carpentry shop, the newer church is quite simple and lovely, certainly smaller than the Church of Annunciation. Built above older churches that once stood there, the...
"Nothing special"
18 August 2019
Church is quite plain and nothing special. The grotto is said to the ruins of Joseph's house, although there really is little supporting evidence. A quick peek after the visit of the neighboring...
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St. Joseph's Church, Nazareth