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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus

Capernaum, Israel
+972 4-672-1059
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Great to visit!

We visited here and were so moved to be able to see the actual structure of Peter's mother. Seeing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tampa, Florida
To be in Jesus' hometown!

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Capernaum, Israel
+972 4-672-1059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank calota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a hard time figuring out parking because we went to the National Capernum Park next door first and there isn't much there but pretty gardens but no archaeological ruins. We then moved our car to the church and there got to see Peter's...More

Thank christy1030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small but beautiful site overlooking the Sea of Galilee, with the ruins of the house of Peter & a synagogue where Jesus is said to have once preached. Make sure you're dressing appropriately (i.e. shoulders/knees covered) to ensure that you are allowed in. Entrance...More

Thank lrnnnn
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Such a great place to visit with so much history here and around the area. Take the time to stop here. We enjoyed it

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very well preserved, these walls are 1600 years old! Extraordinary place, dont miss it while touring Israel. It was part of the program of the group tour we took in May and loved every inch of it !

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Despite of the large number of groups / coaches (we were part of one...) it is worth to visit this place. The ruins of buildings from the times Jesus lived there are impressive. Nice view to the Sea of Galilee.

Thank Gheorghe B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

As a place of Christ ministry, it was worth experiencing to walk where Jesus performed most of His miracles. This is an outdoor activity that you will need caps, hats and umbrellas.

Thank 7106MJayR
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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