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Church of Saint Anne, Jerusalem

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
The best-preserved church in Jerusalem, Church of Saint Anne represents a fine example of Romanesque stonemasonry. Built over a presumed dwelling place of Jesus' grandparents and the birthplace of the Virgin Mary, as well as the site of an ancient Byzantine church, this Roman Catholic crusader church dates from 1131-1138. Take in the minimalist design and splendid broken arches, and--if your timing is right--listen to the chanting amplified by the superb acoustics. Turned into a Muslim seminary in 1192 by Saladin, the Ottomans donated the church to the French in 1856. It lies at the beginning of the Via Dolorosa, and offers a unique insight into Christian history and heritage. Arrange to visit Church of Saint Anne and other attractions in Jerusalem using our Jerusalem tourist route planner.
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  • It is ubiicado in a quiet place and Memorial where he lived the mother of Maria. the ruins are previous to the building of the temple. Very interesting
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  • Pool of Bethesda - it was a place for miracle. The pool is located at the most bottom part. By years and years, rebuild by layers and layers. 
  • 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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