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“Magnificent lake where Jezus spent a lot of time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sea of Galilee

Sea of Galilee
Tiberias, Israel
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Tiberias
Type: Religious Sites, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Maastricht
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“Magnificent lake where Jezus spent a lot of time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This lake offers it all, lots of beautifull Holy places, pleasant beaches, good fish, lovely trips by boat. But maybe the very best is the view from and on the lake.

Visited October 2012
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“try to walk on water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I tried, I failed, ended up in a back flip!

The sea is beautiful, make sure you get a boat trip on it, and another tip is to get up real early for sunrise photos, it is totally worth it.

I'm not sure about how to access the sea of Galilee, we were staying at Ginasor Hotel on the kibbutz, and they had a private beach.

Visited October 2012
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“Fun Place for Water Activities”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Thsi main water source of Israel is full of many facilites to go boating, swimming, camping, and enjoy several water parks. It is also very pictureque.

Visited August 2012
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“A Moving Experience Not to be Missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The sense of awe to be in a place where Jesus walked, preached and taught is incredible. Although it really a freshwater lake, not a sea at all and smaller than we expected, did not diminish the impact of the experience at all. We went out in a boat and from a place out in the lake were able to better understand the stories of the bible about the Sea of Galilee. To see the Jewish towns were Jesus preached while the boat crew demonstrated the net fishing the Disciples used was amazing.

There is also a display of a boat from 2,000 years ago that was discovered buried on the lake shore and restored along with an explanation of how the restoration was accomplished. A restaurant also serves your food needs.

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“You can't walk on the water BUT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

You can swimm almost all the year. Great place for families. lovers. History fans, water sport activities.

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