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Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, Capernaum
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Visit Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, an ancient village that Jesus visited after he left his hometown of Nazareth. A number of apostles lived near the village, which gets a mention in all four of the New Testament gospels, and it was supposedly the place where Jesus established his base for preaching and performed healings. Admire the fourth-century synagogue, one of the world’s oldest, as well as a variety of ruins and artifacts from the Roman period. To visit Capharnaum the Town of Jesus and get the most from your holiday in Capernaum, create itinerary details personal to you using our Capernaum family vacation planner.
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This was what I expected. It was an archeological dig/ruins site. It was clean and well taken care of. Gift shop is small. Didn't visit the pay toilets or the snack shop. Spent most of my time in Pete... read more »
We visited this town with a tour group and were very impressed. Peter's house with overlying church and the ancient synagogue were the highlights.
This is an important place to visit and well restored. Seeing the actual site where archeologists believe Peter lived is moving even though it is covered with the most bizarre elevated shrine with a g... read more »
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