Capharnaum the Town of Jesus, Capernaum

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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. Add Capharnaum the Town of Jesus to your Capernaum travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Capernaum driving holiday app.
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  • I could have stayed there the whole day. Unfortunately we were part of a tour group, and the tour guide did not allow much time for this visit. I will go back for sure  more »
  • This was one of the highlights of the entire trip! Over half of Jesus’ documented miracles happened in this area. It has been really well preserved... especially Peter’s house. It sits right on the...  more »
  • Extensive excavations. Well worth the visit. The catholic church is too modern of a style for the site but offers a glass floor so you can see Peter's house.
  • We visited the Holy Land, State of Israel, on a journey of faith. As we stopped at Churches, important historical sites, Temples, hotels and towns, we were in amazement at the historical importance of each place. Capharnaum is simply filled with treasures and we highly recommend visiting!

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