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Lovely church, especially inside

This is a small church, but quite lovely on the inside. Dress a bit more conservatively to see it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ana-Maria B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Very nice Orthodox Church

It is a small church, but very nice. The ícones are really impressive. As it is by the sea shore... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
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Capernaum National Park, Capernaum, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning church. But it is empty. It is crowded with site seers but is empty. Again, it is a monument to man and not the 12 that it is supposed to lift up. Hard to get past the structures when the heart...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small church, but quite lovely on the inside. Dress a bit more conservatively to see it. When we went, there was a mass so we could not see all of it. But the paintings inside make it worth the wait. No fee...More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

It is a small church, but very nice. The ícones are really impressive. As it is by the sea shore, the view is also nice

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I loved this refurbished Orthodox church. I didn't expect much but was totally surprised by the quality and quantity of the icons. As good as many of the Russian icons. A surprise and a MUST.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A Beautiful greek orthodox church with a peaceful garden. beautiful view of the sea of galilee. walking there makes you feel like your back in time

Thank Nurit M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The church is a reflection of the symbolism that you find in these churches. There are many images on its walls, each one of them portraying a religious thought within its religion. Many of the decorations are of high quality, including the bronzes of the...More

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have visited the church before and always try to stop by when in the Sea of Galilee region. It is a Greek Orthodox Church in Capernaum, just next to, but with a different entrance from, the Franciscan site further west, both located on the...More

1  Thank Stamm44
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Situated next to Capernaum the city of Jesus, is this beautfil little Greek Orthodox church which a lot of visitors miss. The church of the twelve apostles has a beautiful little garden and has incredible paintings and murals inside. It´s also very interesting if you´ve...More

1  Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely gardens too with lots of picnic places. The flowers and trees were wonderful. Very relaxing place

Thank AlyGNorthWales
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The outside of this church (including the grounds and gardens) is impressive and beautiful, but what awaits you inside is AWESOME. The paintings and murals are spectacular and so colorful and rich. I was very impressed with the quality and quality of paintings in a...More

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Karl W
29 January 2017|
Response from Giora_I_L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they will be happy to accomodate you. I would arrange it before your visit. You can call them at +972-(0)4-6721059
Angela A
17 March 2016|
Response from cindyb2602016 |
No there is no fee's