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Address: Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's (Lion) Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century...

Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century church is one of the finest examples of Crusader architecture in Israel.

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Enjoyable attraction in the Muslim Quarter

St. Anne's (NIS 10 per adult) is a historical church in the Muslim Quarter off El-Ghazali Square in the Old City. There are several interesting things to see within the grounds of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

St. Anne's (NIS 10 per adult) is a historical church in the Muslim Quarter off El-Ghazali Square in the Old City. There are several interesting things to see within the grounds of St. Anne's, making this a nice place to see between Temple Mount and Via Delorosa trail. Opening hours are 8-12pm and 2-6pm daily. Here you find a Crusader... More 

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PALMETTO
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sing Sing Sing with a group - it's beautiful !!! The sound is SO heavenly. sounds like an angelic choir singing unto the Lord

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Roswell, New Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This church was beautiful and the acoustics inside were awesome...Our tour group sang "How Great Thou Art" and we truly felt the presence of the Lord in that place. It was a wonder experience.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A quaint church worth a visit, not as commercial as Sepluchre , not crowded and time to pray and experience God

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to come to worship & sing! The acoustics are magnificent in this church! I was honored to lead a large group in singing "Amazing Grace" here! What a beautiful experience.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful church located next to the Pool of Bethesda. The acoustics in the building are phenomenal. Our group sang a couple of songs it sounded great.

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As a Muslim it was such an honour to visit the birth place of the blessed Virgin mother. The grounds are beautiful, the Church serene and tranquil with the delightful singing of the congregation but it the Father and entry staff that made me feel so welcome I was proud to be amongst my Christian brothers and sisters. I prayed... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides marking the possible birthplace of the Virgin Mary, and beyond being a beautiful church itself, the acoustics here are amazing. Our tour leader had us sit down and sing one verse of a familiar song. We were not singers and yet the sound was fabulous. Whoever designed and built this, sure knew what they were doing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a marvelous church to visit with fantastic acoustics. I would go back again. Lots of tour groups however.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inside the gate you will find the beautiful Crusader built Church of St. Anne. Plan to sit awhile and meditate or sing! The acoustics are fabulous! This is the perfect place to have s spiritual moment during your trip. Outside the Church are the Pools of Bethesda! You must visit these for their historical significance both Biblically and archaeologically. Again!... More 

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