International Center Mary of Nazareth, Nazareth

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#2 of 41 in Parks in Northern District
Watch a modern multimedia presentation of the life of Jesus' mother and explore ancient ruins at International Center Mary of Nazareth, which promotes and interprets the life of Mary. This French-run center features a small archeological site showing the remains of a 1st-century Nazareth house with a rainwater cistern, explaining the lifestyle in the town at the time of Jesus. An onsite chapel for itinerant devotees holds regular services, while a rooftop garden features a restaurant. You can also buy souvenirs and various regalia at the center's shop. Put International Center Mary of Nazareth at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nazareth trip planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    People instead are receiving guests, about the ruins discovered with almost no explanation and some with a view of the Church of the Annunciation movies don't teach anything from presentations in a missionary
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  • October 3, 2017
    The people who work there are so unbelievably helpfully and friendly, I was so amazed how they helped me while I was wandering through the building. Go to the top for a great view over Nazareth and to...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    A particularity of this place is the little chapel that they have on the top floor which is all decorated Byzantine icons. It is very modern and has performances in movies and also guides on the site. I was well satisfied with the visit.
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  • December 22, 2016
    Very nice place for visiting with the excavation, gardens with a lot of different plants, multimedia show - story about st. Mary, beaitiful chapel and cafe.
  • December 10, 2016
    Excellent multimedia biblical movie in 4 successive rooms. Stunning chapel, icons and terasse up.
  • August 25, 2016
    Been there saw it from outside. Very close to the nazereth old market. Looks like an impressing house. Next time we'll come in the open hr's to visit.
  • June 27, 2015
    Mary of Nazareth International center presents a set of high resolution movies on the life of Mary and Jesus in a nice and modern complex. During the creation of the center interesting antiquities were uncovered, including first century remains, of possibly the neighbors of Mary of Nazareth.
  • March 2, 2015
    A lovely presentation, and very modern and unique with state of the art technology. Was expecting something boring, and it turned out to be the opposite.

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