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St. Gabriel's Church, Nazareth

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St. Gabriel's Church 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. To visit St. Gabriel's Church on your holiday in Nazareth, and find out what else Nazareth has to offer, use our Nazareth travel itinerary maker.
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  • Gabriel Church is the Orthodox version of the Church of the Annunciation. At this point a cave with a source located, on which appeared the Virgin Mary of the Archangel Gabriel (at least in the Orthodox version of the story). The beautiful church of the 18Jh acts with its dark Interior and the many colourful frescoes and golden glittering icons clearly stimmungsvoller as their Western "sister" and also the number of visitors keeps here rather limited. This is the best Church in Nazareth the Gabriel Church and also offers the necessary space for reflection, which we so sorely lacking in many other churches in the Holy land.
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  • Great place to feel the old times Nazareth. close to one of best Nazareth squares full of very nice restaurants. don't miss the fresh orange juice.  more »
  • כדאי לכל גיל ולכל סוגי מבקרים אם זה משפחות או זוגות או קבוצות להגיע לשם ולשתות מהמעיין שבתוך הכנסיה וגם מסביב לכנסיה הרבה מסעדות ברמה גבוהה  more »