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Nazareth Village

PO Box 2066 | Opposite the French Hospital, Nazareth 16100, Israel
972-4-645-6042
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Nazareth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
Traveler Description: Nazareth Village is a 'Living History' experience, where you can see how the people of Nazareth lived and worked in Biblical times. They have made... more »
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Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We really enjoyed the Nazareth Village experience. It takes you back in time -using real remains that they have found, excavated and use. The tour guide was really great -knew her stuff and was engaging with the group. If you have traveled to Nazareth and are curious to see what it looked like in "Jesus' Time" then this is the... More

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New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

In the middle of the city, a sense of what Nazareth was like 2000 years ago. A good "living museum."

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Porto, Portugal
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66 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Lots of history in this vilage. Althoug is nor easy to find all the historic places. the village is not corretly thought to turism from my point of view. Only with a local guide you could visit the most places because without it you cant find them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I loved this Nazareth Village. The whole village was beautiful, it helped me see what it would have been like to live at the time of Christ. But more important than the rebuilt city was the information and in site that our tour guide provided. I think often of the things I learned from him. This is a " must... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This village seeks to reenact life 2000 years ago. Initially you start inside with an explanation of Nazareth's history then you go outside and watch several actors portray different roles. You see shepherds, threshers, kids, carpenters and clothing makers and go through their fully operational and authentic olive oil press. The tour goes for roughly 1 hour and is quite... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Village was a great re-enactment of what things could have been like 2000 years ago. The tour guide and the locals that portrayed the earlier villagers were nice and very informative. This a place where visitors should go to be somewhat oriented historically. It was time well spent and something I'd recomment

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Really enjoyed experiencing what life would have been like in Bible times. Also had an awesome meal there.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A very interesting place to visit.a reservation via phone is required in order for the right guide to give you a tour in the desired language. The tour takes about an hour. The place consists in a functional remake of a village from the Jesus period.

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C.R.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Visited here in mid-June 2014 with a group of 11. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the subject matter and did a wonderful job of relating what we were seeing to Biblical history. This is a tour that makes Biblical history come to live before your eyes as the various vignettes help you to envision what life was like in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We visited early, before the heat of the day, and it was wonderful. Our guide, Daniel, was very informative and friendly. I will bring a group back there the next time I visit Nazareth. I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a place that puts much in perspective regarding the way of life of Jesus/Yeshua of Nazareth.

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