The Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

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Believed by many to stand over the childhood home of the Virgin Mary, The Church of the Annunciation represents a two-storey contemporary house of worship completed in 1969. Make your way to the ornately decorated lower level, allegedly the spot where angel Gabriel told Mary she would give birth to the Son of God. The majestic domed ceiling suggests the appearance of an inverted lily, a nod to the Semitic translation of Nazareth--flower. Plan to visit The Church of the Annunciation during your Nazareth vacation using our convenient Nazareth travel planner .
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  • How special it felt to visit the exact place where the first joyful mystery actually took place. Place was calm and serene. A must see are the paintings and illustrations donated by different countrie...  more »
  • According to Catholic tradition, it signifies the location where angel Gabriel appeared to Virgin Mary to announce that she would conceive and bear the Son of God, Jesus. If you are on a pilgrimage, i...  more »
  • The Church of Annunciation has been at the site which was believed to be the home of the Virgin Mary. The angel had come and told Mother Mary at the age of 14 that she would be the mother of the Son o...  more »
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