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Ginosar Village

Tiberias 14980, Israel
+972 4-670-0320
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Very Interesting Boat Display!!

The history of how this boat was discovered, recovered, and preserved is well explained and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TimeToTravel2468
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Florence, South Carolina
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What is more fascinating: the boat or its salvage?

When you get to the site you see a movie that explains how the boat was discovered by chance and... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Veronique L
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“galilee boat” (10 reviews)
“gift shop” (9 reviews)
“nice museum” (2 reviews)
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Tiberias 14980, Israel
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+972 4-670-0320
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Kibbutz Ginosar has a museum devoted to a small fishermen boat that was found at the bottom of the Sea of Galilee in the 80's. The boat is 2,000 years old and it is beautifully preserved and displayed. There is a short video about the...More

2  Thank LondonTraveller848
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I am reviewing the Ginosar Museum and not the village since the important and most recommended issue is this special museum. The special item is a boat dating from the days Jesus stayed in that area. The boat has been found in the water of...More

3  Thank Dan E
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is not a luxury hotel. It is basic, and popular among the locals. Has a very nice breakfast menu, and it is right off of the beach. There is also a very nice museum attached to the property with art and archaeological exhibits, including...More

1  Thank Hersheybits
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I really can't speak much about the village as we didn't really stay long but The Museum (and I use that term very loosely) is a must see, it was more of an educational presentation about the discovery of the Jesus boat than an actual...More

1  Thank bret d
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