Capernaum

About: Capernaum was a small fishing village at the time of Jesus. It was located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. Today Capernaum is an archaeological site. Jesus went to Capernaum often in his travels and made it a...

Mount of Beatitudes

About: Thought to be the location of the Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount which included the Beatitudes (“blessing” in Latin), recorded in Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:17-49. It is located near Capernaum on the...

Tel Dan

About: Dan was a city North of the Sea of Galilee.  It was the area the tribe of Dan settled when Israel conquered the land of Canaan. Before being taken over by the tribe...

Tel Hazor

About: Tel Hazor is the archaeological site of Hazor, a city in Upper Galilee. The site was originally mentioned in Joshua as an opposing Canaanite city which was destroyed in the conquest of northern...

Sea of Galilee

About: The Sea of Galilee is located at the northern end of Israel. It is the largest fresh water lake in Israel and is surrounded by hills. These hills make it difficult for anyone...

Jesus’ boat

About: The Sea of Galilee Boat also known as the “Jesus Boat” is an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century AD, discovered in 1986 on the north-west shore of the Sea of Galilee...

Megiddo

About: Megiddo was an important city in the Jezreel valley which guarded a pass through Israel. In Biblical times it would have been used by Egypt and Syria for trade. It is the best...

Caesarea Maritima

About: Caesarea Maritima now is a national park on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea which contains the ruins of the original Caesarea. It was first built by Herod in 25-13 BC and was...

Bethlehem

About: Bethlehem is the city to which Mary and Joseph traveled in order to be registered for the Roman census and the one in which Jesus was born (Luke 2:1-7), as prophesied by Micah...

Herodium

About: The Herodium is a fortress and a palace built by Herod the Great at the location where he battled and defeated the Parthians in 40 BC.  The hill on which the palace-fortress sits...