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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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  • 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. 
  • 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 
  • For us Christians, it is well that we visit the Greek Orthodox churches, and this is one of them, which by the way its interior decoration is quite respectable and Nice. It is the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox version, no longer be somewhat shocking. Inside down stairs you are Virgin spring, possibly its water comes from the source that there is abroad and that bears the name of the Virgin. Of all forms deserve it worth your visit.
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