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“Poor conditions”
Review of Mary's Well

Mary's Well
Ranked #14 of 29 things to do in Nazareth
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Tel mond
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Poor conditions”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stinks, fool of trash, not maintained, lost in time and space, this was supposed to be an heritage and historical place but nothing

Visited September 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Spoilt by gaudy church”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

Visited here as part of a pilgrimage but was not taken by the church that has been built over Mary's Well as it is filled with gaudy, tacky decorations which spoil it. The well itself is set well back in the church and has iron railings around it. I feel that it should have been left in the open in it's original setting as this is the authentic well where Mary would have drawn water outside in the open. The church is ugly inside and a complete distraction from an otherwise A1 site. Also, outside, the place is plagued with street sellers trying to foist their tat upon you so try not to make eye contact or they will follow you around and hassle you till you buy something.

Visited March 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nothing more than what the pictures show”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

If you are curious about Mary's well, look at the pictures above and you will have satisfied your curiosity. Well, what do you expect from a well anyways?

See it and move on to the churches right in front :)

Visited August 2013
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Eagan, Minnesota
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44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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“Truly sad”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Always one to give the benefit of the doubt in spite of several bad reviews written about it, we went looking for Mary's well in Nazareth and can only say that we were horribly disappointed. Speaking from a business standpoint and and a historical one, the city of Nazareth has truly missed a touchdown. We saw a littered well without water, an unplesant stench and signs of disrespect. Not worth a visit, spend the time in the church of annunciation or El babour instead.

Visited July 2013
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Arad, Israel
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Very sad and a shame”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

This should be very nice but it is very dirty and neglected. Both the Ministry of Tourism and the City should be ashamed of themselves for not maintaining it. People come from all over the world to see this. The day I was there a dead kitten was laying nearby. Awful.

Visited July 2013
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