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Address: Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's (Lion) Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: +972 2628 3285
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Description: Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century...
Built in honor of Anne (Hannah), the mother of Mary, this 12th-century church is one of the finest examples of Crusader architecture in Israel.
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The acoustics were amazing!!!

Our tour group stopped in here mainly to hear the beautiful singing inside the church. People from different tour groups would get up and sing acapella with the sound... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Our tour group stopped in here mainly to hear the beautiful singing inside the church. People from different tour groups would get up and sing acapella with the sound reverberating off the stone building. This church is right neat the Pool of Bethesda and worth taking the time to visit.

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Burkesville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on the way to the Pool of Bethesda. Beautiful Church. The Pool is the thing to see. It's near the Judgment Hall of Pilate.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Looking at the statue and the painting in this church is glorious. Peace and serenity that is what one feels when whaling and meditations on all we can around ,the ceiling painting and St.Ana guiding and folding the Blessed Daughter Mary,! As a matter of fact all churches in the Holy Land are unique beautiful.

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Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was a "WOW" moment. The acoustics in this church are phenomenal. I sat in this church as our tour group waited for other groups to sing before it was our turn to go up. It was amazing to hear the singing!!! Don't miss this. It's next to the Pool of Bethesda.

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Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were almost the only visitors, so that was a welcomed thing here at this lovely church. The acoustics are apparently unique here.

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This church has an underground where The Virgin Mary was born. It is also known for its great accostics. Many choirs who tour Jerusalem come here to sing.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We came to this church on our way to Pools of Bethesda, which is in the neighborhood. I heard of the acoustic in this place, but it overachieved all my expectations. Heavenly sound even when one person sings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have just visited on my 19th visit to Jerusalem and we had a Pastor's Choir sing at the Church of St. Anne's and it was as awesome in sound as it was in 1985 when I first visited. Don't miss this stop.

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We visited many churches and St. Anne's was a wonderful stop. The church is beautiful and commerate the birth of Our Blessed Mother.

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Wills Point, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We enjoyed this place and was really glad it wasnt destroyed over the years. The sound was wonderful inside. Even the Muslim part was nice.

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