You will travel to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation, which is the largest Christian building in the Middle East and one of the most important Christian shrines in the world. It is said that the church is built on the site of the house of the Virgin Mary. Here the Archangel Gabriel is believed to have appeared to Mary, announcing that she would become the mother of Jesus. Consecrated in 1969, the modern church was commissioned by the Franciscan Order from architect Giovanni Muzio. The courtyard in front of the church houses an intriguing mix of artistic portraits of the Virgin Mary with the Baby Jesus from all over the world, enveloping you in a holy and ecumenical dimension. During the tour you will have a free time for shopping at a souvenir shop.