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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  • Such a beautiful place to visit; I highly recommend it. Father Kelly gave us a grand tour and with his wonderful humour, enlightened us to so much history and religious lore.  more »
  • A fascinating historical and spiritual site on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The excavated town and synagogue brought to life the scenes from the New Testament. The new church and its side...  more »

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