Basilica of Annunciation

Find all churches at Basilica of Annunciation. Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth stands over the cave that tradition holds to be the home of the Virgin Mary, the outcome of Mary’s consent is carved in Latin across the façade over the triple-doorway entrance. The massive two-storey basilica, in strikingly modern architectural style and colourfully decorated, became the largest Christian church in the Middle East when it was completed in 1969. It contains two churches, the upper one being the parish church for Nazareth’s Catholic community. Over a door on the southern side stands a statue of Mary aged 14, welcoming all who come to visit her home.Visit us at iholyland

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