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Ginosar Village

Tiberias 14980, Israel
+972 4-670-0320
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Incredible story

The story of how this ancient boat was discovered, rescued and preserved is very interesting. Hard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
peglegdebs
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Troy, Michigan
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Amazing restoration

The museum is not large but worthwhile. The fishing boat that was excavated and restored is quite... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
rhpatt29
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Tyler, Texas
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“galilee boat” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
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Tiberias 14980, Israel
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+972 4-670-0320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The story of how this ancient boat was discovered, rescued and preserved is very interesting. Hard to believe that it is from the time of Christ! The boat ride on the Sea of Galilee is a must do for every Christian. It is much like...More

Thank peglegdebs
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is not large but worthwhile. The fishing boat that was excavated and restored is quite interesting. The boat has been authenticated to be over 2,000 years old. No claim to be tied to Jesus but it was definitely from his era. We visited...More

Thank rhpatt29
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

As a local tour guide and archaeologist I highly recomend visiting this unique piece of ancient archaeology. No more guessing, an authentic boat from the time of Jesus of Nazareth. Now you can imagine him and 12 more men sailing on one of those. They...More

Thank Marcos Enrique R
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a nice little village by the shores of Lake Galilee. I think this is actually a resort village and closed during the winter, because it was dead when I visited. In truth, I really only came here to stand on the shores of...More

Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The history of how this boat was discovered, recovered, and preserved is well explained and is amazing. The video is short and to the point. Seeing the actual boat on display was so interesting. This place is well worth the time to visit. And by...More

Thank TimeToTravel2468
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When you get to the site you see a movie that explains how the boat was discovered by chance and how everybody gathered together to salvage it and to invent new techniques to do that before the lake swallowed it again. Then you go see...More

Thank Veronique L
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great film about the discovery of this fishing boat, sunk in the Sea of Galilee for (they guess) about 2000 years, and so of course it is familiarly the "Jesus Boat". But the two brothers who found it don't claim that, just that it is...More

1  Thank pmjc
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The 2000 year old fishing boat was alone the price of admission. Enjoyed our stop here. So much history in and around this area

1  Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely views and good facilities. We stopped not really knowing what to expect but were really pleased that we did

1  Thank AlyGNorthWales
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a Kibutz that has converted some of their accommodating to guest rooms. I stopped here in a tour and the rooms are very good. Comfortable and a good bathroom. Towels are changed everyday. The only downside is the wifi. it is very poor...More

2  Thank Adrian L
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