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Tzomet Migdal | N/n, Migdal 14950, Israel
+972 4-620-9900
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A unique Holy Land site known as the hometown of Mary Magdalene, located at the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The archaeological site features a complete first century town from the times of Jesus. It is one of Israel´s most recent archaeological discoveries with the best preserved synagogue in the Galilee. Complementary tours of the site are available upon request. The site also features "Duc in Altum" a place for worship and prayer. Magdala is known as a crossroads of Jewish and Christian History, and will soon also feature a guesthouse in opening mid-2018.
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Tzomet Migdal | N/n, Migdal 14950, Israel
+972 4-620-9900
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Reviewed yesterday

16 Men from Texas and Arkansas churches just finished hiking "The Jesus Trail". On Day 3 of our 4 day hike, we decided to walk a short distance from the trail and visit Magdala. This visit ended up being one of the highlights for every...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

New and developing site featuring 1st century temple which would have most certainly been visited by Jesus of Nazareth due to it proximity to Capernaum. The city of Magdala is one of those rare places in Israel that has not been built over since the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a developing stop on the Sea of Galilee. It is an active archeological dig and a hotel is being built that should be completed by Feb. of 2018. Our tour group held a Mass in the incredibly beautiful church with the most amazing...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting archeological place and a very beautiful chapel for Maria Magdalena and all women. We had an exceptionally good guide that even made a prayer for us.

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must stop. Maybe one of the greatest antiquity sites in Israel. Take a short tour. But, if you can, spend some time alone in the Boat Chapel or the Encounter Room. Though constructed by the Catholic Church (funded by the founder of...More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our 10 day tour great explanation and wonderful chapel highly recommend a visit

1  Thank sarahj198
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular location. Interesting archeological experience. Wonderful modern church with lovely art work. Well worth a visit. Plenty of parking

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here whilst on Pilgrimage from UK. Travelling with McCabe Pilgrimages. Warmly welcomed. Explanation of the site was excellent. The excavations show many aspects of life in the time of Jesus. The Synagogue is excellent. The church on site is beautiful and breath-taking.

1  Thank Joyeve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome!!! Friendly people. Great reception. The store and café are great. Good structure even though it's a new site.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great new experience with excavations uncovering a 2 century synagogue and streets with houses Complemented by a stunning modern church with superb paintings and frescoes along with a unique veiw over Galillee. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank Alan S
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Daina S
25 October 2017|
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Response from Experience M | Property representative |
Hello Daina, Many thanks for writing. The best way to get to Magdala is driving by road 6 and following the highway to Tiberias. We are 7km north Tiberias, in the modern town of Migdal. About the tours, you may find a... More
Experience M
6 April 2016|
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Response from Experience M | Property representative |
Thank you very much. I apologized you couldn´t go into the Chapel. Even there is service happening, you are welcome to visit in silence. About the construction, God willing we will finish next year. Another reason for you to... More