Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

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Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation represents a Greek Orthodox church formed around the well where the Virgin Mary heard she would give birth to Jesus Christ. It was likely originally built during the Byzantine era and served as the village's water supply. Upon entering, you can feel the cool air and hear the sound of water trickling. The inside walls feature a display of colorful religious murals. Ancient steps descend down to the lower chapel, which features Armenian decorative tiles and the spring where one can collect water. On the north side, the spring can be seen beneath the altar, which features a lavish collection of icons dedicated to Mary. Add Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation and other attractions to your Nazareth trip itinerary using our Nazareth trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • In Nazareth, all tourists are taken to the modern Temple of Epiphany, the place is unique, but about it another time. And this place is nearby and also about the Good News for Mary and it belongs to the Greek-Orthodox Church. According to legend, it was in this place that the Archangel Gabriel informed Mary that she would give birth to Christ. And you'll be able to drink some water from this spring. At least we were allowed to. Visit there, you won't regret it. A real place of strength, as my friend says. Ask the attendant to look there for at least 10 minutes, save them on the purchase of another handkerchief. This place is the jewel of Nazareth.
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  • This Greece the Orthodox Church, where it was half-underground, was the water source of the well that Maria had received the Annunciation. There were people who could drink water and put it in a canteen or pet bottle.
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  • If you are in Nazareth, be sure to visit this wonderful church above the source of the Mother of God. The source is right inside the crypt of the church. The earliest mentions of this church date back to the 4th century AD Modern building was reconstructed in 1750, and the iconostasis of handmade oak was made by the Greek master Andrew in 1767. The tradition of the archangel Gabriel at the source comes from the apocryphal proto-gospel of Jacob. On this basis, the temple has a unique iconography "Blessing at the Well." If you find yourself in Nazareth, you should definitely visit this wonderful church above the source of the Mother of God. The source is located right inside the crypt of the church. The earliest references to this church have been known since the 4th century AD. The modern building was reconstructed in 1750, and the handmade iconostasis of oak was made by Greek master Andrei in 1767. The tradition of the appearance of the Archangel Gabriel comes from the apocryphal proto-evangelism of Jacob. On this basis, a unique iconography "Annunciation at the Well" was formed in the Church.
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  • A very beautiful church with icons. It has a well with a spring inside it. This is the spring from which the blessed virgin Mary drew water. Legend says that the angel Gabriel first appeared to her. The water is sweet. A blessed and emotional experience indeed.
  • The Church of the Priest and the Virgin Mary. This church was built around 1750. There is a water fountain inside the church that brings water to the eye of the Virgin. The eye of the Virgin who provided water in its time to the people of Nazareth. The Virgin was appointed next to the church. The place is open every day until 18:00. I wish you enjoy. And for every question I will be happy to answer you.
  • Interesting place. Not too crowded. Not really known, if this is the real one or if the big one is the correct one.
  • Very cool church it's a very old one and some people think always of the basilica of the annunciation and the forget about this beautiful once also you can see inside it how the Arabic language is used in praying and many other stuffs which is cool
  • Very impressive, not such a fan of religious landmarks but if you're in Nazareth, go there :)
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