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Private Tour to Capernaum

tour to CapernaumCapernaum (Hebrew: Kfar Nahum – “Village of Nahum”) is an ancient fishing village on the North Western shores of the sea of Galilee, known mostly as  “the town of Jesus” (Mat. 4:13). Capernaum existed as a fhising village in Roman times, and later as a major pilgrimage destination in Byzantine times, yet In the Middle ages the site was abanodoned and forgotton.

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Capernaum was re-discovered in 1838, and excavated since the 1900’s. Today visitors to Capernaum can admire a well preserved ornate Jewish Synagogue, an Octagonal Church built over a home believed to be the house where Jesus healed Peter’s mother-in-law, and a mysterious Mausoleum .

capernaum churchOn the eastern side of the site, whch is maintained by the Gree-Orthodox church, is a church Commemorating the presumed site where Jesus appointed his Disciples (“Capernaum’s Church of the Twelve Apostles “).

Book a Private Tour to Capernaum

Capernaum is located on the North Western Shore of the Sea of Galilee , and is about 3 hours drive from Tel-Aviv. Contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Galilee, that will also include a visit to Capernaum. 

Presenting Capernaum to “The Watchman”, 2019

Private Tour to Capernaum Location Map

Points of Interest in the Area

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.A video of Tour to Capernaum in 1951..