This is a beautiful church dedicated to Mary and the event in which she was visited by an angel who told her she carry a child from God. The grounds are beautiful and it is tranquil and serene.
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The surroundings of Nazareth is beautiful and the city is on a hill with very narrow streets that go up and down making possible to admire the city from different views. the new Basilica of Annunciation has been built in the center of the city...More
Jesus (Yeshua - Salvation in Hebrew) was viewed as a teacher and healer as well as the "son of God." His mother (the Virgin Mary has The Church of the Annunciation dedicated to her. If you look closely at the carvings on the exterior of...More
We made the full circuit from Galilee, Nazareth, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem but found the people and accommodations in Nazareth to be the best and most friendly. The church is beautiful and very inspiring.
Largest church in Israel. On lowest floor it is dark and sunlight shows up stained glass windows. You can look down and see ancient ruins which they tell you is home of Jesus. Hmm...perhaps. Upstairs walls are decorated with gifts from around the world. Look...More
The church is simple but definitely worth a visit, especially to escape the searing July heat. Inside and out are depictions of Mary and baby Jesus that have been donated to the church from all over the world. What's interesting is that each country painted...More