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Kursi National Park

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Very unique and not what you expect!

Kursi is the place where Jesus was confronted by a demon possessed man. This is in a Gentile area... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Ross M
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Quick stop, clean free bathrooms

This is the place where Jesus is thought to have thrown the legion of demons from the man with... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
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East coast of the Kineret, Tiberias, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this place, also known in the Bible as Gerasene. This is where Jesus drove out a legion of demons from a possessed man into a herd of pigs that ran off a cliff into the water below. It amazed me to actually...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

A vert interesting and well restored place to visit for those tracing biblical sites of interest and this site commemorates the healing of the demonised man by Jesus.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Kursi is the place where Jesus was confronted by a demon possessed man. This is in a Gentile area east of Galilee. When they met, the man asked Jesus not to torment him. Jesus asked how many demons were in the man. “Legion” was the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ross M
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This is the place where Jesus is thought to have thrown the legion of demons from the man with unclean spirits into the pigs. The pigs subsequently ran down the steep hillside into the Sea of Galilee and drowned.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Come here to get away from the crowd and reflect on the passage showing compassion to a tormented man. There are many places/benches on the site but the best thing is to go up to the small ruins of a chapel, up the mountain and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you do not go there during the open hours you cant see much, except the parking lot. A lot of flower bushes around. If you go there when it is open you can go for a walk inside, and you can even have a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Not a major attraction compared to other places around the Sea of Galilee, but well worth a visit and away from the crowds. This is the place that commemorates the miracle of the Gadarene swine.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PilgrimfromRTW
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The site is ok, nothing wrong with it, if you have the multi pass of the national parks and if you are passing by and you are interested in ancient byzantine churches, sure why not, 30 mins will do to visit the site, plenty of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Marcos Enrique R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It was uncovered as a road was being put in around Lake Kenneret [Sea of Galilee] . Interesting layout, nice place for a short visit, walk up the hill to see more of the ruins.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank c a
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visit Kursi each time we travel in the north of Israel. It is one of three cities mentioned in the Bible where Jesus taught in the Galilee area. It is totally constructed of Basalt or volcanic rock. The scenes depicted in the synagogue show...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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