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A unique Holy Land site known as the hometown of Mary Magdalene, located at the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The archaeological site features a complete first century town from the times of Jesus. It is one of Israel´s most recent archaeological...more
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Tzomet Migdal | N/n, Migdal 14950, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

Magdala has it all! Inspiration, fascinating history, Jewish history and culture in the first century, the pathos of the Roman destruction in the revolt of 70 ce. A look at a synagogue at the time of Jesus. The guides are amazing! And if you are...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Magdala was an unexpected blessing when I was in Israel in January. Even though it rained while we were there, the site was extraordinary with the level of definition to see where each building stood and how well-preserved the synagogue was. The Women's Chapel was...More

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are here on a pilgrimage with our whole family. And this has been one of the highlights of our trip. The priest who gave us the tour and all the staff where extremely prepared, funny, professional, inspiring and transforming. Do visit!!!!

Thank Xavier A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Magdala touched my heart. A mystical place full of spiritual and archaeological treasures. Fr Kelly and the Volunteers are doing an incredible mission that it is worth visiting and revisiting!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the fourth time we ate there. Great food, very good service. We sure will return for the fifth time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent trip to Isreal our tour guide included a stop to tour the recently "work in progress" town of Magdala. It is an inspiring story because most of us are closer to Mary of Magdela than we are to Jesus in our daily...More

Thank KeithLilek
Reviewed 1 week ago

The archaeological park & excavation is fascinating! FR Kelly did a wonderful job explaining the significance & importance of this First Century (Magdala) Synagogue, the Magdala Stone find, the Marketplace, where Jesus would have taught & much more. We (Christ Revealed Group) had a wonderful...More

Thank Bmglisk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few miles north of Tiberias, Magdala is a must on your way to the northen cities of the Sea of Galilee. You will find not only the archeological footprints of a Synagogue and a fishermen village of the 1st Century but a beautiful newly...More

Thank Nisoracpj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see if in the vicinity of Galilee and Capernaum. The Magdala archeological site was not on our tour itinerary. Spent some time talking the guide into adjusting the tour for a stop. I had read about the site and was curious. The site...More

Thank dkkai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very exciting to see the excavations, especially the Magdala stone. A warm welcome by Fr. Kelly, followed by an informative talk. A very worthwhile place to visit in a peaceful setting.

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June 6, 2018|
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Response from _greenham_eva | Reviewed this property |
No, they're in process, but it looks like it will be a while before they are completed.
Anita T
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Lawrence G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and the two guides we used were informative and helpful. There is a ton of archeological and historical information related to the area. The chapel and encounter the deep room are marvelous places for prayer... More
Daina S
October 24, 2017|
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Response from Experience M | Property representative |
Hello Daina, Many thanks for writing. The best way to get to Magdala is driving by road 6 and following the highway to Tiberias. We are 7km north Tiberias, in the modern town of Migdal. About the tours, you may find a... More