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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

Capernaum, Israel
+972 4-672-1059
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It is worth coming here to get some perspective on the village at the time of Jesus. The Church is... read more

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Paul D
Concord, Massachusetts
Must see for religious persons and history buffs.

The town is cited in all four gospels and has been near the hometown of a few apostles. It´s also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

It is worth coming here to get some perspective on the village at the time of Jesus. The Church is pretty and worth a quick visit.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The town is cited in all four gospels and has been near the hometown of a few apostles. It´s also the town were Jesus has healed the cervant of a Roman centurion. It´s a beautiful archaeologic site which contains - the house of Saint peter....More

Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 1 week ago

North of Galilee River where Jesus used to visit often. Rich Jews residence was the place. Jesus did many wonders here.

2  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved spending the day in this amazing place. Appreciated the ruins that are preserved and truly the authentic experience. You can walk around the place, rather than a church built over it like other towns. Beautiful views.

Thank africandani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capernaum was the hometown of Jesus. He lived here, and here he cured many people and did miracles. Capernaum is now well excavated so we can get a really good impression of a town from the first centuries after the birth of Jesus. There are...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ancient synagogue at the Sea of Galilee. What could be more authentic? Pull out your bible and start reading.

Thank rjaffelieb
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited here and were so moved to be able to see the actual structure of Peter's mother. Seeing how they lived in those days and the way houses were built gave me a new perspective on the term "house church".

Thank Tresleches
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wish you didn't have to pay for the bathroom (1 shekel). The city is incredible, so chock full of Bible history.

Thank 504garyp
Reviewed 2 July 2017

For Christians this is a very important site. It appears in the Gospels as the place which Jesus made the base for his mission. We know that he preached very effectively in the synagogue here. Whether these ruins are the very synagogue in which he...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

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

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ashley c
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Capharnaum - "Town of Jesus" Tel: 04-6721059 Entrance fee: 10 NIS 8.00 - 17.00 every day