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Miracles Then and Now

So many miracles in this place that provided the historical background for the many miracles... read more

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Visit is a must.Here is where Jesus lived.The site was also the home of several of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Capernaum, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So many miracles in this place that provided the historical background for the many miracles happening today. Capernaum today is a site of uncovered streets and house foundation dating back to the days when Jesus walked and taught.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit is a must.Here is where Jesus lived.The site was also the home of several of his followers. The site has many interesting ruins and one being the Jewish synagogue. Go inside St.Peters Church and look down throughthe glass floor at the ruins of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Capernaum became Jesus' home town and scence of many of his miracles! It was also the home of Jesus' first disciples: the fishermen Peter, Andrew, James and John, and the tax collector, Matthew. Today it is a huge archaeological site.

Thank Lynda U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The latest church ruins that are still somewhat vertical are built above an older church from 300 years before. It is always amazing to see something that old and the construction practices that helped it last. It can be crowded but it is a large...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the increase in commerciality this place is still amazing offering a real sense of biblical truth and reality. It is easy to sit in the Synagogue and imagine Jesus teaching us.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, this area gets a lot of press, but it is a “not real” site. The ruins are 400 years after Jesus and there is nothing there related to where Jesus walked or lived. This site has been “loved” to death. The crowds are crazy...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You should not miss this site, but it will be crowded. Having a good guide will be s big help. Hot weather can be difficult. Incredible excavation!

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place may sound like a must see for religious people, but I think anyone can enjoy it. The view of the Sea of Galilee is lovely, the ruins should delight any history fan, the churches and religious highlights should be great for any believer....More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steeped in history because it became the home town of Jesus and several of the Disciples, this is certainly a very special place to visit. Much of the town remains though in various stages of ruin and there are also remains of a Jewish synagogue....More

Thank BenYorkie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting other 2,000 year-old ruins in the country, I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of the original town that remains, including the small village square. You’re not allowed to walk among the oldest of the ruins, but that might be why they are...More

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Response from anniestravelreviews | Reviewed this property |
To Gregory Rogers. Erasmus House Publishing is very welcome to use my photo of Capernaum Synagogue It is an original from my camera. It would be nice if you acknowledged "anniestravels" if you need anything futher please... More
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Response from grip652 | Reviewed this property |
If you can find a guide book that tells about each ruin and building and the gardens, putting them in context that would be great. We had a guided tour and were there about 2 hours. I would have stayed longer enjoying the... More