Tag: Galilee

Haifa Gardens and Zoo

| April 17, 2013 | 1 Comment
Haifa Gardens and Zoo

Haifa Gardens Haifa is blessed with so much natural beauty. Home to Mount Carmel (Har Carmel in Hebrew) and situated along the beautiful coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Haifa is also home to many gardens and parks, as well as the Haifa zoo. Bahai Gardens The most popular Haifa attraction is the gold-domed Shrine of the Bab, surrounded […]

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Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

| December 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bethlehem Galilee, Cana, and Sephoris Tzippori

Bethlehem of the Galilee The beautiful Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is the site for several nearby towns, such as Nazareth, Cana, Bethlehem Galilee, and Sephoris (Tzippori), which appeal to both Jews and Christians. These very scenic areas offer amazing photo opportunities, so don’t forget to bring your camera. For Christians, visiting these sites can be combined with touring other Christian […]

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Sea of Galilee Map

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee Map

North Shore Sea of Galilee: Korazim, Tabgha, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Beit Saida If you look at a map of the Sea of Galilee you will find many sites around the northern lake shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret, that are the archaeological remains of several towns and places where many important events […]

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Sea of Galilee

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee

Lake Kinneret, Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Migdal, Ginossar The beautiful area around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is where most of the events are said to have taken place during the three years of the Christian Savior’s ministry. If you are looking for a great vacation combined with a chance to see historical, archaeological, religious and nature […]

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Nazareth

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Nazareth

Nazareth Israel Nazareth, Natzrat in Hebrew, is a town in the beautiful Lower Galilee region of Israel where the Christian Savior grew up. During that time period [Second Temple in Jerusalem] it was a Jewish town; today Nazareth is Israel’s largest bustling Arab city and is full of rich historical, spiritual, archaeological sites and other […]

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Footsteps of the Christian Savior

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Footsteps of the Christian Savior

Gospel Trail Christian pilgrims are flocking to the Gospel Trail, a 38.5-mile (62-km) hike that runs all the way from Nazareth down to Capernaum and includes many of the sites where the Christian Savior is said to have walked. Knowing that you are standing and walking on the same ground where the Christian Savior once stood and walked is an unbelievable […]

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Gospel Trail

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gospel Trail

Israel’s Gospel Trail Now there’s something new for Christian pilgrims making the trek to the Holy Land: the Gospel Trail. The Gospel Trail is a project initiated by the Israeli government, in an attempt to cater more closely to Christian tourists who represent two-thirds of Israel’s tourist trade. The idea was to offer a way for Christians […]

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Jordan River Baptism

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jordan River Baptism

Yardenit Jordan River baptism is certainly one of the most memorable experiences for Christians in the Holy Land. The most popular place for this purpose is Yardenit (Little Jordan). Here are some great tips on making the most of your spiritual dip at Yardenit. Yardenit Baptismal There is no clergy stationed at Yardenit, however you can bring […]

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Mount of Beatitudes

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mount of Beatitudes

Mount of the Beatitudes The Mount of Beatitudes is believed to be the spot where the Christian Savior delivered that most famous of speeches, the Sermon on the Mount. Situated above the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), from here one can see the placid waters of the lake and further on to the craggy reaches of the Golan Heights. […]

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Hike Israel

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hike Israel

The Israel National Trail This is a series of five articles to introduce you to the Israel National Trail which stretches over 950 km from the north to the south of Israel. The very first section of the Israel National Trail begins in Dan, one of the northernmost points in Israel, reached via route 99. […]

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