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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  • Gigantic , impressive ,beautiful church built above the ruins of the old Basilica and cave where traditionally believed the annunciation to Miriam took place .  more »
  • On a Sunday early morning, in the silence of the day, I felt the owe. The quite nun walking into the church and then walking outside, holding her rosaries. I love the Madonna mosaics that were sent....  more »
  • So much to see here. Be prepared to queue to see the place of the Annunciation. Wonderful mosaics of Our Lady in and around the church
  • Amazing experience. Great spirit especially around Christmas time

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