Church of the Visitation

Church of the Visitation, located in Ein Karem in Jerusalem
Ein Karem(עין כרם) in hebrew meaning vine.

The Visitation In the Bible

Our lady went from Nazareth to Jerusalem to help her cousin Elizabeth and stay there three months
Luke 1:41- When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

What to see at the Church of the Visitation?

You will see the spot where our Mother Mary met her cousin Elizabeth.
The Church was designed by an Italian Architect and the upper church has Italian style.  Inside the church you will see the titles which Mary has been endowed: Mother of God, Refuge of Sinners, Dispenser of all Grace, Help of Christians.

How to get there?

When you arrive to Ein Karem to St. John Church, just walk 5 minutes and you will see the beautiful Church from there.

When is the best time to visit the Church of the Visitation?
I recommend you to come visit during the spring time (March, April, and May) when temperatures are on average 20’s-25’s
In the Autumn is good in (October, November and even in December) during Christmas season when temperatures are on average 15’s-22’s which is perfect for travel..

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