Mary's Well, Nazareth

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#8 of 12 in Historic Sites in Nazareth
A popular Christian attraction, Mary's Well marks the spot where the Angel Gabriel allegedly appeared to the Virgin Mary. Used for centuries, the well probably served most of ancient Nazareth, so it's fair to assume young Mary drew drinking water from this spot on a daily basis. Make Mary's Well part of your personalized Nazareth itinerary using our Nazareth trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Well, according to Christian tradition came from which is due to a miracle that made Mary Madonna, now there's no water in the well, the place serves as a tourist site
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  • August 16, 2017
    It is really sad to see how a very important historical place like this could be neglected and turned into a meaningless site. When I say neglected, I don't mean that it is not clean and not renewed, ...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    May not have much physical attractions here but the place was being blessed with St.Mary bringing water daily and reminiscence of the message of Jesus birth being echoed.There is St Gabriel Church nea...  more »
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  • July 29, 2016
    It's believed to be a well that was used by Mary, mother of Jesus Christ.
  • April 11, 2017
    Beautiful

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Accommodation options abound in Nazareth, from international chain inns and mid-range hotels to cozy, family-run guesthouses. For the budget-conscious, some guesthouses offer backpacker and dormitory-style rooms in addition to private lodgings, while you can also find houses and apartments available for short-term rental. Many of the hotels and inns cluster around the narrow streets of the Old City, with easy access to sightseeing.
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