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Kfar Nahum (Capernaum) National Park

| Road 87, Tiberias, Israel
+972 4-679-3865
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Synagogue where Jesus & Peter worshiped

The 'white' and Ha'shana Synagogues sit on the site of the former village of Kfar Nahum. Both... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ogdensburg, New York
Amazing Site

This was a truly amazing place to visit. There are many places to see in Israel but not many that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Murfreesboro, Tn
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peter's house” (17 reviews)
“modern church” (14 reviews)
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| Road 87, Tiberias, Israel
+972 4-679-3865

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The 'white' and Ha'shana Synagogues sit on the site of the former village of Kfar Nahum. Both Jesus and Peter worshipped here near Peter's home which is located on the Western shore of the Sea of Galilee. The Church of St. Peter is built over...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a truly amazing place to visit. There are many places to see in Israel but not many that you can legitimately say that your eyes and feet are in the same place as the Lord Jesus Christ. It is very easy to navigate,...More

Thank Sethmanand54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place religiously , historically , a very overwhelming feeling and emotion that Jesus was here once upon a time . A must see for sure

Thank Hany D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting, well maintained, beautiful site. Inexpensive entrance fee. Shorts allegedly not permitted but nobody was enforcing that rule as it was 100 degrees!

1  Thank Laurie N
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Good historical ruins on Sea of Galiliea Northshore. Fair walk distance from parking area. Love the sunset view from piazza where St Peter statue are.

1  Thank Yanny C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

In Kfar Nahum Jesuscrist pass almost his three years of his public life. He made many miracles in this town. The old ruins buildings of this town are almost intact. Is close to the Galilea Sea. The sea shore of Galilea cover great part of...More

1  Thank Luis C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well-maintained site. Incredible to see the history of where Jesus did His public ministry. Never gets old visiting sites in the Holy Land.

Thank 504garyp
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Beautifully situated on the lake shore. This historic religious site has been carefully developed and is a delight. The new outdoor church and meeting facilities are a great improvement.

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Home of Peter's mom-in-law and business location of Peter, James, John, and Matthew. Synagogue where Jesus taught. See a mill stone. Go on a tour. I recommend Discovery Cruises & Tours in Hurst, tx and Sar-El in Israel as well as tour guide Yuval Shemesh!...More

Thank terry m
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had a hard time figuring out parking because we went to the National Capernum Park first and there isn't much there but pretty gardens but no archaeological ruins. We then moved our car to the church area a few minutes drive west. That is...More

Thank christy1030
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6 August 2017|
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Response from bevalt52 | Reviewed this property |
religious sites have religious codes.... i had to borrow a shawl to cover my shoulders or you have the choice not to go in. Its all about respect for the religion of the ground that you enter.
Judith B
27 September 2016|
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Response from MiguelNicolaevsky | 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