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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  • An ornate, modern church built on top of an ancient cave. This site is a must visit on any Israel itinerary.  more »
  • This is a definite must visit when in the city. The church is beautiful both on the outside as well as inside.  more »
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