The Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

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Must see · Architectural Building · Religious Site
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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  • Huge and beautiful church. The architecture inside is very interesting as there are multiple levels, and there's an atrium like opening in the middle of the church so you can look down from the upper....  more »
  • This church is very special. The pictures depicting Jesus from so many countries the sculptures, stained glass windows and stories are fascinating not only for Christians but for all people. This...  more »
  • The Church of the Annunciation, or The Basilica of The Sanctuary of the Annunciation in Nazareth is in the same building complex as the Church of St. Joseph but is located on the south end of the...  more »

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