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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mary meets her cousin, Elizabeth, here. Elizabeth is pregnant with John the Baptizer of 6 mo. She tells Mary she is pregnant with Jesus the Son of God. It’s beautiful! Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 9 June 2019

The church is located on a nice hill. the road up hill has steps and is not very steep. the ground and views are amazing. try to visit before July as it gets hot in there.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank oxytec
Reviewed 24 April 2019

This beautiful church was built to commemorate the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth who was three months pregnant with John the Baptist. Situated on a hill the view is fantastic all around! A good walk, slow and steady with occasional rest by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aliamma G
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

The church is very nice dedicated to Johanan the baptist. The church was built in the 50th of the last century with beautiful maosaiacs and painting. More beautiful is the walk to the church.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Here is another site that is a must see for Christians. It is where Mary told Elizabeth the soon to be mother of John the Baptist "Blessed is the fruit of thy womb"

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a lovely church and beautiful grounds. Even non-Christians will feel a sense of serenity and peace, dare I say it, a spiritual aura.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This church is built at the location of Elizabeth’s summer Home. Her cousin, the Virgin Mary, came to visit here here for three months while pregnant with Jesus. From the crest of the hill you are able to see terracing from the time of Jesus.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

First, you walk up a hill along a walk way / road. There are stairs and a handrail, if you need it, and it is rather interesting to watch the cars drive up and down the ramp around the stairs. I felt the walk was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

High above this church commemorates Mary's visit to her cousin Elizabeth. I was fortunate enough because there was a beautiful mass when I arrived, in the youngest part that is above the old building . As everywhere in Ein Kerem the scenery is breathtaking. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If you travel in Ein-Karem, then you should go to that church as well. Especially if you appreciate the religious aspect of it. We so many pilgrims come here. It is located in a stunning place.

Date of experience: July 2018
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