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A short, must see visit to this holy site

If you come to Nazareth and visit the catholic church of annunciation, you should try and find time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tel Aviv, Israel
Very popular place.

Didn't have time to go inside this Church, one has a lot of things to do around it. Many... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come to Nazareth and visit the catholic church of annunciation, you should try and find time to also visit this small and very different church. The church is located over an underground spring, which according to orthodox belief is where Virgin Mary was...More

Thank Eficoa
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Didn't have time to go inside this Church, one has a lot of things to do around it. Many restaurants and shops to visit, then I had to go to see Christmas Parade. Very busy place!

Thank scoopc2018
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation is very different from Catholic Church of Annunciation. First, St. Gabriel's Church is much older; second, it is much smaller; third, it is more modest; fourth, it has a lot of icons; fifth, it has a spring and one...More

Thank jean448
Reviewed 29 December 2017

If you are an Orthodoxe it will be your first stop visiting Nazareth. And you will surely remember the first time when your Grandpa entered you in a Church. Impressive date with the child you used to be.

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Beautiful Orthodox Church. Very beautiful and peaceful. Enjoyed are visit. Lots of architectural detail, beautiful paintings.

Thank christychristy1
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Crusaders built a church on this site in the 12th century. Said to be spot where Angel Gabriel told Mary she would be the mother of the son of God. It was later destroyed by by Muslims in late 13th century and rebuilt in 1781...More

1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 17 October 2017

There are 2 churches of the annunciation - the big one is intersting but this one is a real marvel - it's small and dense and has a special atmosphere - I'll let the guides axplain the details but it is a spiritual-humanistic experience for...More

Thank Y-Brasil-Jerusalem
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was interesting to look around and see the spring in this church. This was the site of a Byzantine church and the Crusaders then built a vault over the spring. Then in the 1700's a new church was built. The frescos are wonderful. The...More

Thank Adriane K
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This was a nice place to visit - the day that I visited, there were very few people there. Some nice murals on the walls.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The iconography is stunning, just as you would expect in a Greek Orthodox church. Don't miss the small cave at the back which is the spring source for Mary's well.

Thank hennesseystealth
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