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A unique Holy Land site known as the hometown of Mary Magdalene, located at the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The archaeological site features a complete first century town from the times of Jesus. It is one of Israel´s most recent archaeological...more
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All reviews mary magdalene sea of galilee archaeological site our tour guide archaeological dig don t miss modern church christian history guest house ancient town the crossroads spiritual experience amazing site century ad come alive beautiful chapel galilee area
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On February 16, 2019 on The Israel Experience Tour lead by Governor Mike Huckabee we have today’s service at the synagogue in Magdala on the Sea of Galilee. This synagogue in Magdala is currently the oldest excavated in Galilee and one of seven from the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed yesterday

Father Kelly had a great story to tell us while we were there. We sang in the foyer and were blown away with the sound.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Russ G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was enthralled with the archeological site, Catholic Church, "echo" dome and Father Kelly. Attended Mass set up by Huckabee Israel Experience for the Catholic participants in their tour which took place in one of the side chapels. Fr. Kelly's direct, engaging and honest style...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kmcmays
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The archaeological ruins are phenomenally presented. To see the floor of the Synagogue where they KNOW Christ walked...To see the original paint, still on the plaster, and KNOW that Christ looked at the same thing I'm seeing...It may be the most humbling experience I've had...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Keri H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I were fortunate enough to join the Huckabee Israel tour. I’ve been to Israel many times for work but never visited these sites. The church is at the crossroads of Jewish & Christian history. They uncovered a synagogue that Jesus probably preached....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amazing place, full of history, great archeological site, with a wonderful chapel that it is really a piece of art with its magnificent altar, its beautiful mosaics chapels, but the most astounding piece for me it is the incredible painting in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robvoriol
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one you might miss - so check with your guide!!!. Between the Sea of Galilee and a commercial trade route, the Via Maris; Situated at the base of Mount Arbel, This ancient Jewish community was invaded by the Romans in 67 AD -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Speck124
Reviewed 1 week ago

Magdala the one of my favorite saint Mary Magdalene is beautiful and breathtaking. Very interesting archeology and wonderfully presented. We had a tour with Maria, a volunteer from Mexico and a lovely young lady with such a passion for this holy place. The new building...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of a guided tour through Israel. Amazing site, steeped in history but also modern with a beautiful church building looking onto the Sea of Galilee. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roos1t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience! I visited in late January with some local friends. The site had some incredible uncovered views of where Mary walked and lived. We visited the church and spoke with Father Kelly who said a prayer for me and those I pray...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Jdmillerok
7 June 2018|
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Response from _greenham_eva | Reviewed this property |
No, they're in process, but it looks like it will be a while before they are completed.
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Anita T
27 January 2018|
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Yes they are and the two guides we used were informative and helpful. There is a ton of archeological and historical information related to the area. The chapel and encounter the deep room are marvelous places for prayer... More
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Daina S
25 October 2017|
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Response from Experience M | Property representative |
Hello Daina, Many thanks for writing. The best way to get to Magdala is driving by road 6 and following the highway to Tiberias. We are 7km north Tiberias, in the modern town of Migdal. About the tours, you may find a... More
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