Magdala, Migdal

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Take a tour of Magdala, an archaeological site where excavations in 2009 unearthed the remains of an ancient fishing village, believed to be the hometown of Mary Magdalene. On a guided visit to the still-active dig, you can view a first-century synagogue and the “Magdala Stone,” carved with a depiction of the Jewish Second Temple. Explore the complex further and you'll also see several other recently excavated ruins of ancient houses, as well as a newly constructed Christian chapel. See Magdala and all Migdal has to offer by arranging your trip with our Migdal road trip tool .
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  • Easy access. Historic site, an archaeological site recently opened the visiting hours. Site receives this name because it is the probable city of Mary Magdalene. It was discovered a city with one of the oldest synagogues in the world. 1 century. A stroll through the Jewish history. At the back a modern church, if beautiful where we found father Eamon Kelly. Kind, hospitable, led us to a tour with historical and religious significance. Deep Knower of the location, history and relationships of the various religions that comprise the site. Multilingual very humorous. My opinai end: not to meet Israel without including Magdala in the script.
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  • Magdala archeological site and Duc In Altum chapels were the highlight of my journey to the Holy Land. Magdala links Jewish tradition and Christian history in a meaningful way. The site contains a 1st...  more »
  • The synagogue in Magdala is from Jesus time where he taught. You will see the oldest carving of Menorah from the second Temple of Jerusalem, House of dice, The Women's Atrium which 7 of the 8 pillars ...  more »
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  • Remembered Mary Magdalane and her ministry with our Lord Jesus Christ. Stunning places.
  • A very beautiful place all the workers there are happy to give you any information you desire and all in all a great experience
  • Very well kept site where Jesus walked!! Very nice volenteers who are willing to go out of their way to lead a tour even if you arn't with a group :) the church here is amazing, brought several people I brought here to tears. A real must see for christians, and anyone interested in the history of the area.
  • Totally worth checking out. Next to restaurants and other cool things. Small site but really good quality things. Also, youth can volunteer to help excavate.
  • First century Synagogue, one of the best preserved and authentic sites in Israel!

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