Exploring the Christian Sites of Galilee, Israel

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Northern Israel is a land of nature reserves, national parks, lush vegetation, hillsides, mountains, Israel’s wine region, and home to numerous historical and religious sites.

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The Galilee region is divided into two main parts, the Upper Galilee (north) and the Lower Galilee (south). These two regions encircle the freshwater Sea of Galilee, a life-source of drinking water for Israel.

Nazareth and the Basilica of Annunciation:

Nazareth is believed to be the childhood home of Jesus. During biblical times, this sleepy village was irrelevant compared to its neighboring town of Sepphoris.

Tabgha and the Church of the Multiplication:

The ancient city of Tabgha has several holy sites clustered around the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

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Village of Capernaum:

The fishing village of Capernaum is believed to be the “town of Jesus.” This small town is where Jesus recruited his disciples and healed the sick.


Situated along the banks of the Jordan River, at the southern edge of the Sea of Galilee, is Yardenit. Yardenit is a baptismal site where Christians can be baptized in the Jordan River, where it is believed that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

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Sea of Galilee:

The Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) is a freshwater lake which is surrounded by the cliffs and hills of Galilee. Situated in a hollow, the Sea of Galilee lies about 700 feet below sea level and is Israel’s largest reservoir of fresh water.

With breathtaking landscapes the natural beauty of northern Israel welcomes visitors to enjoy the lush scenery and to explore the ancient biblical towns and religious sites.

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