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. A visit to Mary's Well represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Nazareth road trip planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • I hope I don't hurt anybody feelings but this is tiny (but holy) little building. There is not much to do there except just walking around which takes you two minutes tops. Still, for Christians it is...  more »
  • Mary's Well itself is nothing special, but because of many restaurants and shops in its area, many tourists pass it along. And in the weeks leading to Christmas or Easter, the place is crowded because...  more »
  • Certainly this well has Biblical significance (according to Greek Orthodox), but the no-longer-functioning well itself has not much to offer. Can simply take a quick look for a minute or two when one ...  more »
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  • A site considered as the place the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary.
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  • The well where Angel Gabriel supposedly appeared to Mary
  • It's believed to be a well that was used by Mary, mother of Jesus Christ.

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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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