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Mary’s Well is found just below the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in modern-day Nazareth.
The well was positioned over an underground spring that served for centuries as a local watering hole for the Arab villagers.

The well was renovated twice, once in 1967 and once in 2000. The current structure is a symbolic representation of the structure that was once in use, and surrounds it a small garden.

"Mary's Well" or "Ain Maryam", as the locals call it, had been so named since "time immemorial" and that it provided as the city’s main water source for Nazareth Residents and Traverlers.

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Mary's Well Square Rank #17 of 19 | Type: Historic Sites
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"Disappointed with the upkeep"
20 June 2019
Visited the site where Mother Mary drew water from a well. Would have loved to see this site in better condition.
"the well"
09 June 2019
it is hard to imagine how was the life without running water. how hard is to go for miles to keep water to drink. do not skip to see the "washing machine"
"Hotel in Nazareth"
24 May 2019
Spent three days at this hotel as part of a tour Hotel was clean, room spacious but bathrooms need renovation (at least in the room we stayed) Service was good, staff friendly and professional Food...
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Paulus HaShishi 133 Nazareth