Milk Grotto Chapel

This catholic chapel was erected in 1872.  After Christian tradition, Mary fed baby Jesus in this grotto when they found refuge during the "slaughter" of innocents before they escaped to Egypt. A drop of Mary's milk fell onto the rocks, turning it white. Revered by Christians and Muslims, the milk-white rock is known for its healing powers and reputed ability to make nursing easier for women. The chapel built on the grotto is just a short walk from the Nativity Church. Many pilgrims visit this chapel praying for the healing of infertile couples.