One of the holiest cities for Christians across the world, Bethlehem in Judea is the birthplace of Jesus, the Messiah. The city is around 5 miles South of Jerusalem. The Church of the Nativity is the main attraction of the city where millions of devoted Christians pay their homage to the divinely angel Jesus Christ. The Church was constructed by the mother of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine in the 4th Century above the roof of the cave where Jesus, the son of God was born.
A divine city on the bank of river Yamuna, Mathura is located in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. 150 km south east of Delhi, this is an age old city known for the birthplace of Krishna. An underground prison and a stunningly beautiful temple attached to it make the city one of the seven holy cities (Sapta Puri) believed to be sacred by the Hindus. The city started gaining popularity under the reign of king Surasen in 6th Century BCE.
Located in the Rupandehi District of Nepal, Lumbini is the site where Tathagata Buddha was born of royal couple queen Mayadevi and King Suddhodana. This is a quaint city located on the foothills of scenic Himalaya. A perfect getaway for the persons seeking mental peace, the city was once the habitat of Shakya dynasty. The city has got several religious attractions like the Mayadevi Temple, and a couple of monuments, museums and monasteries. Lumbini is also known as a significant UNESCO World Heritage Site.