The Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

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Believed by many to stand over the childhood home of the Virgin Mary, The Church of the Annunciation represents a two-storey contemporary house of worship completed in 1969. Make your way to the ornately decorated lower level, allegedly the spot where angel Gabriel told Mary she would give birth to the Son of God. The majestic domed ceiling suggests the appearance of an inverted lily, a nod to the Semitic translation of Nazareth--flower. Plan to visit The Church of the Annunciation during your Nazareth vacation using our convenient Nazareth travel planner .
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  • Unfortunately like most things in Israel this is another venue filled with Tourists and Tour groups and you feel a bit like cattle being directed. It is worth going with a tour guide as they seem to h...  more »
  • It is in this place where the church was built that the Angel announced to Mary that she was pregnant with the son of God. A sacred and worthwhile place to visit not only by history, but by positive energy
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