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Church of Annunciation in Nazareth

nazareth church of annunciationThe church of the Annunciation, in the heart of Nazareth, is by Catholic tradition at the site where the annunciation of the angel Gabriel to Mary took place.

The current church (completed in 1969) is the biggest church in Israel, and is adorned with many art works depicting Mary and Jesus.

saint joseph church nazarethNext to the church is the church of Saint Joseph , and from the chruch of Annunciation one can walk along the local market to the Synagogue-church  and the church of Saint Gabriel , next to Mary’s well.

Basilica of the Annunciation

This article refers to the basilica in Nazareth. For information on the church associated with the Blagoveschenskaya Tower in Russia, see Kremlin towers or Cathedral of the Annunciation. The Church of the Annunciation ( Hebrew: כנסיית הבשורה, Arabic: كنيسة البشارة‎, Greek: Εκκλησία του Ευαγγελισμού της Θεοτόκου, Ekklisía tou Evangelismoú tis Theotókou), sometimes also referred to as the Basilica of the Annunciation, is a Latin Catholic Church in Nazareth, in northern Israel.

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Points of Interest in the Area

annun museum1 Church of Annunciation Archaeological Museum
 saint joseph church nazareth S. Joseph Church
 synagogue church nazareth Synagogue church

Book a Private Tour to the Church of the Annunciation

The Church of the Annunciations is in the Nazareth   and takes about 1 hours to explore.

 Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Galilee, that will also include a visit to the “Church of Annunciation”.