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Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park: Tours & Tickets

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National park and remains of a fishing village from the time of the Second Temple, on a site that was the focus of Jesus’ Galilee ministry.
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| Road 87, Tiberias, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the last historical site we visited after a long trip through the Middle East. We had the advantage of a very good guide which you will need to fully appreciate its significance.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank johnrees27
Reviewed 4 October 2019

I loved the ruins of this place. So much rich history!!! As with most of the sites in the area, this one has a church built on top of some historical site, but the ruins are really interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Anne H
Reviewed 30 September 2019

The biblical site of Capernaum where Jesus lived and ministered. It's beautiful and so well cared for

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wallly1605
Reviewed 28 September 2019

Capernaum is a well excavated site on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, its central attractions being the house of St. Peter and a partially re-erected late Roman synagogue. It also shows several acres of residential and "industrial" blocks (industrial meaning the presence...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David D
Reviewed 21 September 2019

This is both a historic and religious site. Lots of religious history here from the Roman/early Christian era. The best site to visit in Galilee. The park is well kept and great explanations of the ruins

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bear H
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Very interesting and well preserved area. Catholics all over the word should be checking the place. Nice view.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank aaizenm
Reviewed 7 August 2019

As we entered the gates of this sea side town, I could see travellers across the world enter the city in the time of Jesus. All that you see is remains but the travel guides are very good in painting a picture of what it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank MannaJhb
Reviewed 29 July 2019

Capernaum, located on the north side of the Galilee sea, is where Peter's mom lived and where Jesus spent a lot of time teaching. There are plenty of ruins of a synagogue, and a church. A new church is built over peter's house with a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank GoldnAdvice
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

Capernaum was a definite highlight on my Israel trip in June. Jesus used Capernaum as his base during the three year ministry portion of his life. The home of Peter has been identified and excavated as has the Synagogue. Both are featured prominently in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank BikeHawk
Reviewed 3 July 2019

Another must see near the Sea of Galilee. Beautiful scenery and remarkable relics were key here. I loved it.

Date of experience: June 2019
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Dalmar31 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to a Jewish temple or holy site, you wear a yarmulke or head scarf. If you enter a Mosque, you take off your shoes. If you enter a Catholic church or holy site, you don't wear a sleeveless shirt. This just shows... More
27 September 2016|
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Response from Miguel N | Reviewed this property |
I also sent a request to fix the place. The National Park under Israeli Parks and Nature Authority is totally free but open after 8 AM and close before 5 PM. This national park not include the ancient village of Capernaum... More