The House and Church of St. Peter, Capernaum

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  • This church is built over the foundation where Jesus gave his first sermon. In the middle of the modern church, you can look down through the floor and see the ancient foundation.  more »
  • The site is very interesting with the remnants of the old synagogue and the old town of Capernaum. The sea of Galilee and the garden with the statue of Saint Peter are very beautiful and relaxing. That kind of concrete ship built over Peter's House (remember the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars!) has nothing to do with the place. From inside the church you can see from above the ruins of Peter's house where they kept the first assemblies of the Christian Church (it does something think about it). A visit to do on Lake Tiberias
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  • Right next to the sea of Galilee-in fact also known as Lake Tiberias, Pedro, as was a fisherman lived. It was in this region of the sea of Galilee that Jesus established himself and made the most of his miracles.
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  • The atmosphere of peace and quiet just permeate the place.
  • Beautiful place to call home! But whats up with the disrespectful images. Is there anything to debate? Yashua and the disciples were absolutely not white! We have bibleS published, so scriptual evidence and archaeological data on real Hebrew Israelites! Whats the dam problem with if any , at least realistic looking images of the people. Their ALWAYS preaching color dont matter! But when it comes to Yashua it does. They HATE the truth so run with a fake image! He was a color combination like tan(saphardi) and Yahoodim, or Hebrew Israelites (black) (example:feet like burnt brass).And his hair is kinky(hair was woolly).King soloman sings about it! Why is it that the most advanced learning rabbis know the true races of the people in the scriptures, but dummy so called followers of Yashua don't. They should try starting with the correct NAME. YA-shua(from the house of David ha malech) so BEN DAVID! Whats the problem with the truth. If Jesus means so much to these people y cant they learn Hebrew? Isn't your soul worth it. If u REALLY believe u can sin indiscriminately ,and because God made come true the words he spoke to Isaiah in chapter 53 through Yashua, you are in for a HUGE disappointment. U should've studied Torah. Or the scriptures for your self enstead of following the blind into a pit(grave)!
  • There is a Synagogue here, the location is beautiful and the iconic statue of Peter holding the keys to heaven is here
  • Nice preservation at the Capernaum location. A church has been built over it to memorialize the probable house of Peter's mother in law. I liked the quotes in Latin and wood work around the walls of the church. Nice beach front.
  • Very nice place, warm people!

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Where to stay in Capernaum

Capernaum itself offers no accommodations, with the ruins of the village thankfully left undisturbed by modern developments. Visitors usually stay in the large town of Tiberias, itself a fascinating place with Biblical history. Look along the shoreline of Tiberias for some of the more upscale resorts and hotels, with many offering their own tours of the Sea of Galilee and Capernaum. For more budget-friendly options, go farther inland and look along the side streets that run off Highway 77.
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