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DK book on Nazareth does not even mention this although lonely planet rate it highly. No.1 I think. Really interesting and a great insight to the timeline of the area. Casts doubts on some religious stuff.
The owners have dug the site out as no...More
Not on our original "To-Do List" before arriving in Nazareth, these baths ended up being the most enjoyable location we visited. Authentic, even if not developed for hoards of tourists, the owner of the baths was our tour guide. Between the gifts of figs and...More
We arrived, and we looking forward to this. However they were not giving anymore tours that day. Check in advance if you really want to do this. There is a gift shop on the premises that you can get some souvenier shopping done.
What an interesting experience of rich and ancient archeology from before the time of Jesus. He and His mother Mary might have made use of this bathouse. Watching the video in the grotto whilst eating arabic sweets and served strong black coffee. Absolutely worth the...More
I love archeology because things just keep turning up that make us reevaluate historical opinions. This ancient bath house makes us rethink so many preconceived notions we have about the town. If it was in fact, in use at the time of Jesus or before,...More
Fascinating look at what can possibly be found when you dig anywhere in Israel - history! We got a great lesson in archeology and how to date what is found, as well as learning about how steam is created for a bath house and a...More
Elias, who owns the bath house with his wife, Martina, is a charismatic character with an amazing story to tell.
There is something very humbling about being in a place that has existed for more than 2000 years and to hear a first hand account...More