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Very Quaint

Beautiful Orthodox Church. Very beautiful and peaceful. Enjoyed are visit. Lots of architectural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christychristy1
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful Orthodox Church with history

Crusaders built a church on this site in the 12th century. Said to be spot where Angel Gabriel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Paul VI Street, Nazareth, Israel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank christychristy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 16 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
Reviewed 10 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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

3  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 5 August 2017

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 26 July 2017

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
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