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Address: Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's (Lion) Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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Phone Number: +972 2-628-3285
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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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Beautiful church with historical significance.

We visited this church on our tour and a choir member of ours sang a beautiful song in it. The acoustics were amazing and the environment of the beautiful church inspiring.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
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Redding, California
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Redding, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited this church on our tour and a choir member of ours sang a beautiful song in it. The acoustics were amazing and the environment of the beautiful church inspiring.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a lovely church by the Pool of Bethesda It has marvelous acoustics. I group of people sang Amazing Grace while we were there and it was just extraordinary

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The acoustics were amazing. We loved singing with others. Also, the area is peaceful and full of things to see. The Bethesda pools are nearby and other churches.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This church with the amazing acoustics is the traditional home of Anne, mother of the Virgin Mary. It is also home of the Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed. The setting is so very peaceful in a very noisy quarter of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

St Anne's Basilica is a must for any visitor to Jerusalem's Old City. Haven of peace and tranquility this crusader church is the best example of Romanesque architecture in Jerusalem with its fine lines and pure design. If you're a singer, chant a religious hymn and be filed with awe as your voice raises towards the Almighty ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was my sixth trip to Israel but my first opportunity to see the Church of St. Anne. It is dedicated to Anne, the mother of Mary. A great place to reflect and pray.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

It is a beautiful 12th-century Crusader church, erected over the traditional site of the birthplace of Anne, the mother of Mary. It is an excellent example of Romanesque architecture. Its accoustics designed for Gregorian chant are so perfect that the church is virtually a musical instrument to be played by the human voice. Pilgrim groups come to sing in the... More 

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

That is abeutiful church delicates to Ana the grandmother of Jesus Christ . The built by the qwin Malsanda , it is the best archtktur of the cross time in Jerusalem . Best mantaias and very ingesting cherch . Must be there if you are in Jerusalem

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Ramallah, Palestinian Territories
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Whenever I pass by St. Anne Church in Jerusalem I feel a need to go inside this simple yet beautiful church. Being a Byzantine chanter, I cannot resist the temptation to chant there and enjoy the heavenly acoustics. But what is most satisfying, is the moment of silence after I finish, and after all the echoes fade away, and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

WE entered as a group as it is a small place all 50 of us fit and as the previous group left they were singing - we finished with them in english s they were singing in German. We then began to sing a hymn and the next group came into the cool interior and joined us. It was a... More 

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