This Convent has been built in the form of a square fortress of hewn granite, and flanked with towers, of which one or two have cannon.
The ruins of the Church of Saint John the Baptist in the ancient city of Samaria, not far from the modern city of Nablus.
View of one of the oldest and most interesting Canaanite cities in Palestine. Nablous contains some fine fragments of its former grandeur.
The Shechem of the Old Testament, and Sychar of the New, once the capital of Samaria, was a city of very high antiquity, and eminent renown.
Jacob’s Well (the Well of the Samaritan Woman) is a well in Samaria at the foot of Mount Garizim near biblical Shechem (now Nablus).
The Tomb of Joseph is the cenotaph of a biblical memorial site, considered to be the burial place of the Jewish patriarch Joseph.
The sea of Tiberias bears also the name of the Sea of Galilee, from the province; of Tiberias, from the City; and of Gennesareth.
People visiting the Fountain of Cana. Cana of Galilee, Israel: an ancient water fountain in use.
The Church of the Annunciation in the city of Nazareth, Israel, is one of the main destinations for pilgrims visiting the Holy Land.
Beneath the Church of the Annunciation at Nazareth, is a Shrine, lighted by silver lamps, which are kept continually burning.