Israel 2015 - Day 5

Sea of Galilee


Church of the Beatitudes


The Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Tiberius, is the largest freshwater lake in Israel, and a significant source of drinking water. It is fed by the Upper Jordan river and local runoff, and drained by the Lower Jordan river.


Yigal Alon Museum in Kibbutz Ginosar

The principal exhibit is a 1st century AD fishing boat discovered in 1986


Pintings by children


Temple of Pan

There was a Greek village at this site following Alexander the Great's conquest in the 2nd century BC. Under Herod the Great, a Roman temple was built

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St. Peter Memorial, Capernaum, completed 1990

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St. Peter


Capernaum Synagogue, 4th century


Ruins from town of Capernaum, 1st - 5th centuries


Church of the Primacy of St. Peter


Baptismal site, Jordan River

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