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St. Gabriel's Church

Paul VI Street, Nazareth, Israel
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Greek Orthodox Church of the Anunciation

This was possibly even lovelier than the big church and it is also home to Mary’s Well, a spring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wallis F
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Peyia, Cyprus
The Spring of Mary's Well Starts here!

This is a greek orthodox church right near Mary's well. Actually the base of the spring's origin... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vincent F
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Copley, Ohio
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Paul VI Street, Nazareth, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was possibly even lovelier than the big church and it is also home to Mary’s Well, a spring than runs at the altar. Beautiful building and interesting place.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a greek orthodox church right near Mary's well. Actually the base of the spring's origin runs underneath this church. Very ornate. Actually the largest active christian congregation in the city goes here...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main church for the orthodox Christians.. the area becomes really lively during Christmas.. lots of history

Thank Amir N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the church is presented with web paves as close to the Church of the Annunciation, it is actually a distance of about 1,000 meters between the two churches. The route must necessarily be done on foot to see Nazareth's charm. The church itself is...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

If you come to Nazareth and visit the catholic church of annunciation, you should try and find time to also visit this small and very different church. The church is located over an underground spring, which according to orthodox belief is where Virgin Mary was...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Didn't have time to go inside this Church, one has a lot of things to do around it. Many restaurants and shops to visit, then I had to go to see Christmas Parade. Very busy place!

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

This Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation is very different from Catholic Church of Annunciation. First, St. Gabriel's Church is much older; second, it is much smaller; third, it is more modest; fourth, it has a lot of icons; fifth, it has a spring and one...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

If you are an Orthodoxe it will be your first stop visiting Nazareth. And you will surely remember the first time when your Grandpa entered you in a Church. Impressive date with the child you used to be.

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Beautiful Orthodox Church. Very beautiful and peaceful. Enjoyed are visit. Lots of architectural detail, beautiful paintings.

Thank christychristy1
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Crusaders built a church on this site in the 12th century. Said to be spot where Angel Gabriel told Mary she would be the mother of the son of God. It was later destroyed by by Muslims in late 13th century and rebuilt in 1781...More

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Rose J
February 24, 2018|
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Response from jean448 | Reviewed this property |
Nobody knows, because they don't advert their telephone number. If you don't mind visiting a Catholic Mass, visit Basilica of the Annunciation site, they always answer the phone. God Bless.
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