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Church of the Multiplication, Capernaum
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On the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee stands Church of the Multiplication, where some believe Jesus fed 5,000 with just a few loaves of bread and two fish. Constructed in the style of Byzantine architecture and opened in 1982, this modern church occupies the site of two previous 4th- and 5th-century churches. Walk through the central nave, paying special attention to the preserved 5th-century floor mosaics--some of the earliest examples of of Christian art in the Holy Land. In front of the altar, the mosaics seem to depict the Gospel's fish and loaves miracle. To visit Church of the Multiplication and other attractions in Capernaum, use our Capernaum trip itinerary maker.
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  • Tabga is a stone's throw from Capernaum, on the sea of Galilee. The shrine is dedicated to the famous miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes, of which only evidence of historical interest are the remains of Byzantine-era mosaics depicted 2 fish and a basket with bread, and the stone at the base of the altar, the exact spot on which Jesus placed his food. The cloister has been damaged due to an attack, so we found some construction going on. However, the area the landscape is very impressive and definitely should be visited with the eyes of faith. The Church is built in stone of the courtyard that is very clear that characterizes all churches and palaces of religious interest in the area.
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  • Apart from the spirituality of the place and your peace of mind, can one get wet feet close, in the so-called sea of Galilee, which always relaxes the walk that we tend to carry
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  • המקום מלא כל יום כל היום בצליינים . הרבה מאוד אוטובוסים מודרכים מגיעים והכל שקט ורגוע. ממש בסמוך טיילת בה ניתן לצעוד המלווה בעצי זיתים נפלאים. 
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  • Church of the Multiplication or Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish is a simple church. Located near Sea of Galilee. Very calm area.
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  • Looks like a place to make money on tourist. The souvenir store operates without receipts.
  • So called Christ stones into loaves and fishes Church of the loaves and fishes. Magic has gone in a culpable I or idea.
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  • Small church, recently was vandaleada and are still the effects that caused the petrol bombs inside the Church, at the entrance there is a stone for grinding olives and also different representations of the miracle of the distribution of the loaves and the fish that was given by that area
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