International Center Mary of Nazareth, Nazareth

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Watch a modern multimedia presentation of the life of Jesus' mother and explore ancient ruins at International Center Mary of Nazareth, which promotes and interprets the life of Mary. This French-run center features a small archeological site showing the remains of a 1st-century Nazareth house with a rainwater cistern, explaining the lifestyle in the town at the time of Jesus. An onsite chapel for itinerant devotees holds regular services, while a rooftop garden features a restaurant. You can also buy souvenirs and various regalia at the center's shop. Put International Center Mary of Nazareth at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nazareth trip planner.
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  • This is an interesting location with some great history. This place is easy to photograph. Please show respect and silence when indoors. Recommended stop on your tour of the area for sure  more »
  • This is a lovely spot smack in the middle of the historic center of Nazareth. The archaeological excavations from the 1st century are very interesting, but it's really the rooftop panoramic views...  more »

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