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Ginosar Village

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Address: Tiberias 14980, Israel
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+972 4-670-0320

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Great place to relax with a coffee as well as see boat

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

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, United Kingdom
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Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

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

Thank AlyGNorthWales
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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 in the accommodation that is not in the main hotel. The food here is first... More 

1 Thank Adrian L
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
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 finding of the boat, the rescue, excavation, preservation and research. The Kibbutz is not far... More 

1 Thank LondonTraveller848
Gedera, Israel
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98 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 the sea and has been brought to this museum. A special piece of history which... More 

3 Thank Dan E
Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 the ancient boat which dates back to the time of Jesus.

1 Thank Hersheybits
Vancouver Island, Canada
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59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 museum though, as there really isn't a museum here. The building basically houses one thing... More 

1 Thank bret d
Chandler, Texas
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had a good lunch here. It was not outstanding but it was good. We had an option of meats, good veggies and real good bread and salad options.

1 Thank Homeboddy
Jerusalem, Israel
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

the hotel is located in kibbutz ginnosar which has a lovely walk arounf and also the yigal allon museum. our room was in the building which over looks the grass area and was very well maintained, the pool is close by but it is a walk to the kinneret and now the chairs must be paid for .

1 Thank dsvid41
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had a great guide who helped us understand what we saw. The place is very interesting where you can see an ancient boat since the time of Jesus.

1 Thank shari09
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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399 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Every May a few thousand folks converge on Ginosar where a big folk music festival happens. Most people camp out in tents while the village and hotel offer rooms and meals. There are 5 stages and lots of dancing, music and crafts workshops. I have been going loyally for over 20 years and it is truly a fabulous experience not... More 

1 Thank Harold J

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