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Ginosar Village

Tiberias 14980, Israel
+972 4-670-0320
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As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend visiting this unique piece of ancient... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marcos Enrique R
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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Nice village by Galilee

This is a nice little village by the shores of Lake Galilee. I think this is actually a resort... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“galilee boat” (10 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
“nice museum” (2 reviews)
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Tiberias 14980, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend visiting this unique piece of ancient archaeology. No more guessing, an authentic boat from the time of Jesus of Nazareth. Now you can imagine him and 12 more men sailing on one of those. They...More

Thank Marcos Enrique R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a nice little village by the shores of Lake Galilee. I think this is actually a resort village and closed during the winter, because it was dead when I visited. In truth, I really only came here to stand on the shores of...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The history of how this boat was discovered, recovered, and preserved is well explained and is amazing. The video is short and to the point. Seeing the actual boat on display was so interesting. This place is well worth the time to visit. And by...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When you get to the site you see a movie that explains how the boat was discovered by chance and how everybody gathered together to salvage it and to invent new techniques to do that before the lake swallowed it again. Then you go see...More

Thank Veronique L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great film about the discovery of this fishing boat, sunk in the Sea of Galilee for (they guess) about 2000 years, and so of course it is familiarly the "Jesus Boat". But the two brothers who found it don't claim that, just that it is...More

1  Thank pmjc
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The 2000 year old fishing boat was alone the price of admission. Enjoyed our stop here. So much history in and around this area

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Lovely views and good facilities. We stopped not really knowing what to expect but were really pleased that we did

1  Thank AlyGNorthWales
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a Kibutz that has converted some of their accommodating to guest rooms. I stopped here in a tour and the rooms are very good. Comfortable and a good bathroom. Towels are changed everyday. The only downside is the wifi. it is very poor...More

2  Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Kibbutz Ginosar has a museum devoted to a small fishermen boat that was found at the bottom of the Sea of Galilee in the 80's. The boat is 2,000 years old and it is beautifully preserved and displayed. There is a short video about the...More

2  Thank LondonTraveller848
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I am reviewing the Ginosar Museum and not the village since the important and most recommended issue is this special museum. The special item is a boat dating from the days Jesus stayed in that area. The boat has been found in the water of...More

3  Thank Dan E
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