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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

Capernaum, Israel
+972 4-672-1059
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Small but impressive

While in the area visiting Mt Beatitudes, the Church of the Loaves and Fishes, be sure to take the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Incredible sight

We had a hard time figuring out parking because we went to the National Capernum Park next door... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While in the area visiting Mt Beatitudes, the Church of the Loaves and Fishes, be sure to take the time to visit the ruins of the town of Capharnaum. They include the village homes right outside the ruins of the synagogue where Jesus would have...More

Thank calota
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a hard time figuring out parking because we went to the National Capernum Park next door first and there isn't much there but pretty gardens but no archaeological ruins. We then moved our car to the church and there got to see Peter's...More

Thank christy1030
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small but beautiful site overlooking the Sea of Galilee, with the ruins of the house of Peter & a synagogue where Jesus is said to have once preached. Make sure you're dressing appropriately (i.e. shoulders/knees covered) to ensure that you are allowed in. Entrance...More

Thank lrnnnn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great place to visit with so much history here and around the area. Take the time to stop here. We enjoyed it

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well preserved, these walls are 1600 years old! Extraordinary place, dont miss it while touring Israel. It was part of the program of the group tour we took in May and loved every inch of it !

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite of the large number of groups / coaches (we were part of one...) it is worth to visit this place. The ruins of buildings from the times Jesus lived there are impressive. Nice view to the Sea of Galilee.

Thank Gheorghe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a place of Christ ministry, it was worth experiencing to walk where Jesus performed most of His miracles. This is an outdoor activity that you will need caps, hats and umbrellas.

Thank 7106MJayR
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This very important and impressive attraction consists of a modern church built over ruins of an octagon old church from the 5 century, ruins of a synagogue from the 1 century and another synagogue very nicely restored from the 5 century . Jesus was preaching...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We didn't get a guide, but did get to listen in on a few of the guides' talks when we happened to be nearby. The old synagogue was beautiful. The parking was easy, and it wasn't too crowded. The views of the Sea of Galilee...More

Thank CinOK
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were in the Middle East for four weeks and had places we visited every day, but this, the Mount of Beatitudes and the Sea of Galilee were our favourites. These were places that were not only interesting and pretty, but we had amazing spiritual...More

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ashley c
Is this location open on fridays and what are the hours of operation?
30 March 2015|
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Response from fjpaulick | Reviewed this property |
Capharnaum - "Town of Jesus" Tel: 04-6721059 Entrance fee: 10 NIS 8.00 - 17.00 every day