Basilica of the AnnunciationApprox. Time: 1 hours
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate

The absolute beginning of Christianity, here is where the Virgin Mary met the Archangel Gabriel. The Basilica of the Annunciation is built on the sight where it is believed that the Archangel Gabriel came to Mary and gave her the message that she would carry the Christ child. The lower floor enshrines the Grotto of the Annunciation and stands over the remains of Mary and Joseph’s house.

Courtesy of Israel Tourism Board