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St. Gabriel's Church

Paul VI Street, Nazareth, Israel
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Stunning

Only a couple of 100 years old but throws you in a different culture, the Greek orthodox church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stuti
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Hong Kong, China
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Holy Church

One peculiarity we notices was that always the ruins of old churches were were kept for past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jojo5222
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Navi Mumbai, India
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Paul VI Street, Nazareth, Israel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a couple of 100 years old but throws you in a different culture, the Greek orthodox church. This is a small chirts but deep and intense in its intricate frescos, church relics, artifacts and furniture. Prayers were done in Arabic.

Thank Stuti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One peculiarity we notices was that always the ruins of old churches were were kept for past memories were were not demolished fully.The church is under Greek Orthodox Management near St Mary's well, considered very holy having much importance from historical point of view

1  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller to the Basillica and less 'touristy'. Fabulous decoration and sense of peace. The site of Mary's Well. A hidden gem, and well worth seeking out.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unforgettable experience! A humble church whose greatness is insurmountable. For Orthodox Christians, it is an important pilgrimage to the place where the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary took place, according to the Christian Orthodox tradition. Devotion and agitation of the soul are the feelings...More

Thank Francine68_10
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is the Orthodox competitor to the Basilica of the Annunciation. A smaller and quieter very Greek Orthodox church.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is the church were according the the Orthodox church the annunciation took place while Mary was fetching water from the spring. The church is absolutely beautiful and well worth visiting, especialy if you´ve never visited an orthodox church. Once you enter this little church...More

Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Amazing interior, nice paintings, a cool place to visit in a sunny day. A popular stop for Greek Orthodox tourist or pilgrims. It was worth the time spent. Two thumbs up!

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were in hot summer day, but inside it was cool with fresh air. Inside there are so many Christians symols, and the guards told us the history of this place.

1  Thank Orenvil
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This church is an interesting example of an orthodox place of worship. It's by far not as crowded as the Basilica. The only downside is that they want to lure you into their museum when you exit. Also, the entrance is quite low, which is...More

Thank kr0elle
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A very nice small church called the Greek Orthodox Church of annunciation. Very famous for the painting inside where mother marry is shown pregnant, carrying a baby . Worth a short visit .

Thank Gidons51
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