St. Gabriel's Church

  • Attractions
  • Galilee
St. Gabriel's Church
© Shutterstock

Time Out Says

An essential site for the Christian religion, lined with stained glass and depictions of Mary.

Also called the Greek Orthodox Church of Annunciation, St. Gabriel’s is located in the center of downtown Nazareth. It is the largest Christian church in the Middle East, colorfully decorated in a modern architectural style. According to Greek Orthodox tradition, it is said to be the site Mary learned she would become pregnant with Jesus. Inside, visitors will find impressive murals and stain-glass windows, among other works from around the world. Mass on Sunday starts at 8:30. It is requested that guests dress modestly. A historical, stunning site for travelers of all faiths.


Downtown Nazareth
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00-11:45, 14:00-17:00, Sun 14:00-17:30
You may also like