December 19, 2016, Updated December 17, 2019

Nazareth, with its rich history and architecture, is a fascinating city to explore at any time of year, but at Christmas it comes alive like no other city in Israel.

The 2,000-year-old city in the Galilee, which many consider the childhood home of Jesus, has the largest Christian Arab community in Israel.

Every year, Nazareth holds a Christmas market, and there is a street festival and a parade, which this year will take place on December 24th at Mary’s Well Square.

To get a flavor of this unique time of year in Nazareth, click on our video above.

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