Pinsteps. White Mosque
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The White Mosque is one of the symbols of Nazareth. In the eighteenth century, during the reign of El Jazar, the Muslim ruler El Fahome was sent from Acre to Nazareth. At this time, Nazareth was almost entirely a Christian town. From the very first day of his rule, tolerance reigned in the city. White color symbolizes understanding, respect, and justice in Islam. For this reason, the mosque became known as the White Mosque. El Fahome was buried in the mosque, and his tomb exists in the mosque to this day.


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Evgeny Praisman (author)
Здравствуйте! Добро пожаловать в мои экскурсии! Я как-то понял, что погулять с каждым я не успею, гулять в группах мало кому сейчас хочется, а гулять «вслепую» быстро становится скучно. Так и появилась идея записывать маршруты и создавать полноценные путеводители, которые я здесь собираю. Если вы попали сюда, значит вам нужен ключик, чтобы открыть маршрут – пожалуйста! Напишите мне сообщение на телефон +972 537907561 или на epraisman@gmail.com и я с радостью вам помогу! Иначе, зачем я всё это делаю?
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Evgeny Praisman
Nazareth of Dec 21, 2019

We decided to go to Nazareth for Christmas. But very quickly, we realized that it is possible and necessary to come to Nazareth without any particular reason. It is a very self-sufficient, authentic, traditional, and modern city with a good spirit, smiling people, and delicious food. We took a walk from Maria’s well through the streets of the old town to the colorful bazaar, the white mosque, the synagogue church, the Church of the Annunciation and the Church of the House of Joseph, the Museum of cave-dwelled Nazareth, Fahome Coffee Shop, Alreda Restaurant, and Tishreen Restaurant. It was a wonderful trip!

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