Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

Capharnaum the Town of Jesus
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RayHigdon
Naples, FL590 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Such a cool experience. To be where Jesus has been. Interesting seeing the star of Solomon (pentagram) and the amazing Peters house
Written 7 October 2023
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Dan Maarek
Tel Aviv, Israel15,902 contributions
July 2023 • Couples
My 2nd time there.
Now this July 2023, and the previous time was in October 2021.
Still impressive and highly recommended.
I went there again for the archeological findings, the Synagogue and the ruins of the city are exceptional, but also for the uniquely spiritual atmosphere.
Just look at the pictures.
The groups on my new pictures where from France (under the trees) and Ecuador (walking on the entry road)

Btw, entrance fees are only 10ils
Written 2 August 2023
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Janp071157
Atlanta, GA11 contributions
May 2023
The Biblical history that took place in this one small area makes it my favorite stop on our trip. The way the new Church leaves the excavations around Peter's house open to view is wonderful. the view of the Sea of Galilee is wonderful.
Written 16 July 2023
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SmartTraveler
Muar, Malaysia658 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
We are in Capernaum near Lake Galilee. Despite its biblical significance, the town remains lethargic and unchanged. Archaeologists had evacuated several historical ruins here. The tourism board promotes it as the "Hometown of Jesus"

Capernaum unfolds miracles in the ministry of Jesus. Matthew the tax collector was recruited at the marketplace. Jesus healed the servant of a Roman Centurion, the mother-in-law of Peter, and a paralytic who was lowered down from a roof. In the synagogue, Jesus exorcised demon from a possessed man. The cast demonic spirit entered a herd of pigs that plunged into the lake. He raised the daughter of Jairus from the dead.

These miracles happened in Capernaum. We are visiting more churches after lunch.
Written 15 April 2023
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SilverOrlov
Tel Aviv, Israel1,821 contributions
Mar 2023
My wife and I came here without a tour and walked and read on our own. Well, overheard a little other groups with guides too.
In general, an interesting place, but not a must to visit if you are not a fan of such places / stories / religion. Just as an interesting place... it was nice to be here, especially behind the church among the trees overlooking the lake. But you won't miss anything.
However, this place is well suited for full-fledged tours as one of the intermediate points.
Written 11 April 2023
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JeffandTonda
Lac-Beauport, Canada45 contributions
July 2022 • Family
The site itself is excellent and should be visited by everyone. The director of the Franciscan brothers who administrate the site was completely unhinged because some of us were wearing modest shorts and refused to let our group enter. When I pointed out to him that I could see people inside walking around inside who were in shorts he said, "well there's nothing I can do about that once they're inside but I won't let anybody through the gate in shorts" and he refused our group. We had to come back a different day.
While it might be understandable that they have the "shorts" rule it is extremely strange that they only enforce it at the gate and don't do anything about it once you're inside. And moreover the anger and rage of the director was astonishing and, frankly, did not reflect Christian kindness in any way.
Written 10 February 2023
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Eileen108
Mount Shasta, CA4,313 contributions
Nov 2022
This is an area on the seashore of Galilee, with a church, ruins of a synagogue, and other ruins all around, with helpful informative signboards. We went in a group of 50 people on a Holy Land tour and definitely it is a must-do while in Israel! We were given free time so it was nice to just wander around and see things at our own pace and time.
Written 25 January 2023
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Emily M
United States1,328 contributions
Oct 2022
The ruins are well-preserved, well-marked. Very significant in biblical history. Lots of tour groups, but possible to see most of the ruins in between large groups. Highly recommend.
Written 30 December 2022
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betteskid
Boston, MA1,328 contributions
Nov 2022
We stopped and explored the remains in this town and were especially entranced by the old synagogue. When coupled with the remains of the houses nearby, you could almost see events written about in the Bible happening before your eyes.
Written 16 December 2022
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Bluebellplasnewydd
Cardiff, UK1,978 contributions
Dec 2022
This is perhaps the most significant religious site in the area. It is a village that has been excavated with the synagogue where Jesus taught and St Peter's house opposite identified. These events are described in the Bible. The house has been sympathetically marked with a modern church on stilts built above. This church is beautiful and light on the inside and well worth a visit. You can also enter the synagogue although the roof has long disappeared. A peaceful area apart from the large number of visitors.
Written 15 December 2022
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