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Church of Saint Anne

Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3285
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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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Via Dolorosa at St Stephen's Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a church like no other in Jerusalem - it is large, but not ornate - It is named after the Virgin Mary's mother - The the really calling is its acoustic - If you are going with a church group, have a religious...More

Thank StevePSL
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It may sound harsh but walking into this church I was surprised to see its lack of decor. Of course it's Hugh and old but so plain. Just outside the hunch is the ruins of the pool of Bethsaida. Very interesting and I recommend seeing...More

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lovely Garden and the Church simply beautiful. If you are lucky and there is a group singing you will enjoy immensely. If you are a singer sing a solo, the church has fabulous acoustics. the small archaeological garden is something for specialists, as the signs...More

Thank TurkishSunflower
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The church of Santa Anne, located near very deep excavations which have highlighted the pool of Bethesda mentioned in the gospels with the paralytic which never arrived in time when the waters were agitated ... Its history is rich: Byzantine first, then Romanesque, initially built...More

Thank phc170
Reviewed 31 December 2016

One of the most ancient churches in Jerusalem dating back to 12th century and set in the Muslim Quarter, not far from the Lion's Gate. An unexpected added bonus is an archaeological excavation on-site dating back to 3 century B.C with ancient cisterns. There are...More

Thank LondonTraveller848
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This place of worship is not often on the tourist itinerary. If you are musically inclined, then you must plan a visit. Be prepared to SING or simply sit & listen to others raising their voices in praise. Glory to God! The acoustics are beyond...More

Thank 154954Traveller
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This beautiful Church has been kept in pristine condition and is a great Church to visit and like a lot of the Churches in Jerusalem are absolutely welcoming to tourists

Thank hendrix2015
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The work of the Italian architect shows his understanding of perfect acoustic in a place of worship . It's great to be in this place . A must see place .

Thank edsherk
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A hidden place well worth seeing , the only crusader church still intact and not rebuilt see it for that reason but also for the acoustics

Thank currycook
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The church itself is quite beautiful ... built, if I remember correctly, by the Crusaders. The gardens surrounding the church are truly an oasis and a quiet spot to reflect ... away from the hubbub of the Old City streets! Be sure to notice the...More

Thank PiperLinda
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15 January 2017|
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Response from MPOS234 | Reviewed this property |
There certainly is an admission fee ... approx Eur 2.50. Opening hours Summer 08:00 to 12:00 hrs and afternoon 14:00 - 18:00 hrs In Winter it closes at 17:00 hrs
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