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Mary’s Well

Located next to S. Gabriel church  in Nazareth , “Mary’s well” was a local water source for the reseidents of Nazarth in the Middle ages and up to modern times.

By local tradition, it is (also) the place where angel Gabriel appeared to Mary.

Not really a well, not really the original spring water, and not really drinkable (by modern standarts, but you can try..), not always clean, and doesn’t fit the narrative of the Gospels..

I guess you could say the site doesn’t really “hold water” :-).

Yet still a point of interest in Nazareth.

Demonstrates well local geo-religious-politics.


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Points of Interest in the Area

saint gabriel church S. Gabriel church
 nazareth synagogue church Synagogue church
 church of annunciation nazareth Church of Annunciation


A 360 Degrees photo of “Mary’s Well”