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Church of the Multiplication

Tabgha, Capernaum, Israel
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Ranked #3 of 5 attractions in Capernaum
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Falls Church, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

So how do they know that this is the spot where Jesus multiplied the fishes & bread? I am skeptical that this happened here & just think it's a rip off. In my opinion, it's really not worth the parking fee or the stop. There are better more interesting things to do in the area & I would not recommend... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A picturesque church with a nice courtyard and pond, there is a small shop on site and ample parking. The mosaics on the floor are nice.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very simple church with yard with an olive tree and colourful fish. Go inside and try to imagine Jesus' miracle. Enjoy the beautiful floor mosaic.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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146 reviews 146 reviews
75 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

There is a rock in the center of this church where Jesus stood and blessed 5 loaves and 2 fishes to feed 5000 men and still there were crumbs left to fill 12 baskets.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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97 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

....of two fish and a breadbasket is right here in the Church of the Multiplication. The Church is built on a site where Jesus made a miracle, where he multiplied bread and fish and fed 5000 people. The beautiful mosaic is on the floor below a simple altar.

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Kfar-Saba , Israel
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229 reviews 229 reviews
64 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I really do not like being dependent only on my guide . Sometimes we do not choose the guide and do not know his knowledge level - I think that a brochure that will be distrributed to each person entering the site will help !!

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Church of fairly recent vintage on a site of dubious historical authenticity. Still: Pretty church, pretty view. Parking charge that yeah, doesn't merit the short visit. Nice snack bar. A bit further up the road you come on some picture postcard tableaux of cows.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at the Greek Orthodox Monastery right down the road called The Church of the 12 Disciples. Our friend the monk that is in charge of the church & monastery recommend that this site be visited. We are very glad that we did. The site is a very peaceful & tranquil spot right on the Sea of Galilee.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

It is located in a beautiful place close to the Sea of Galilea, the church is also beautiful, with early Christian mosaics. It's definitely worth visiting.

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Vienna, Austria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Site is basically a church and hostel complex build by Germans in the 1930s. Center of the church has a rock feature, symbolic of where Jesus performed this miracle. Good place to reflect and pray. Parking is costly for short stay required.

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