This church was built on the site believed to be where the annunciation occurred. There is a Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation located at an alternate site where the orthodox believe the annunciation took place. The current church was built in 1969 over pre-existing churches. The beautiful mosaics from around the world depict Mary and child through the eyes of other cultures. the church has two levels, on the lower level are the remains of Mary’s childhood home.