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Loved visiting here! This was one of the highlights of my visit to the Holy Land. Had our own private Mass at one of the outdoor altars, then lunch in the monastery served my the nuns. The views from the porch of the main chapel...More
This could be the place where Jesus pronounced the Beatitudes.The Beatitudes are eight blessings recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. Each is a proverb-like proclamation. The Mount of Béatitudes is the best viewpoint over the northern part...More
After the overwhelming crowds in most biblical landmarks it comes as a great relief to visit Mount of the Beatitudes and enjoy space, tranquility, beauty, sense of spiritual significance and time for reflection. Made our way through the splendid gardens to a hill overlooking the...More
Mount of Beatitudes - overlooking the Sea of Galilee - believed to be the setting for Jesus' most famous discourse: the Sermon on the Mount - it would be one of the most beautifully serene places if it weren't for the crowds! It wasn't tooooo...More
Very crowded with no place for crowds to go. Church is nothing special. View of lake is decent but nothing amazing. If you decide to go just block off a quick twenty minute visit. Not much more needed.
I was not particularly impressed with the church building because it was built in modern times. This is an area where Jesus is reputed to have given the Sermon on the Mount. The grounds and gardens are nicely maintained. The area was quite crowded so...More
After queuing in a huge line of tourist coaches to enter an inadequate car park & then enduring a huge queue fir inadequate toilet facilities, I was not in the best frame of mind for this attraction. The modern church is attractive and there are...More
The crowds. That does me in usually. The site is fine but the crowds are tough to love. Further, this is one of several places where the Sermon on the Mount may have happened. This is a guess at best.
The entire place is altered...More
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Israel is usually super-safe. Just consider that January can be cold, especially in the north. The distance you intend to cover is quite short and there are plenty of people doing same. So eventually you do not feel safe... More
Israel is usually super-safe. Just consider that January can be cold, especially in the north. The distance you intend to cover is quite short and there are plenty of people doing same. So eventually you do not feel safe enough when in Tabgha, then follow a larger group. In my opinion the experience of Holy Land is so intense that should be shared.
Hello, I will be in the Galilee area on Shabbat (Saturday, April 14, 2018) and am planning to visit Chorazin, Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum and Tiberias that day. Are any of those sites affected by Shabbat? Thanks! Steve
July 27, 2017|
All Christian sites and National Parks are open on Shabbat. The parks (Corazin) closes early on Friday. Chana Israel
Itinerary 15 days in Israel & Petra - first visit (11 Replies)
Hi there, I'm planning a very last minute solo trip to Israel leaving this Saturday, and I wanted to ask for some advice on the itinerary I have in mind. I have to mention that I'm a very hectic traveller, meaning: I don't really need much time to relax and can easily spend 10-12h a day visiting a city. I'm mentioning this because I normally tend to pack as much as possible, but still try to enjoy the places that I visit. As you can see, I'm planning to book a few tours to visit as many...More
April 24, 2017|
A couple of very quick notes: I assume you're planning to take the Abraham Tours Petra trip. If so, don't go back from the North to Jerusalem - they use the northern border crossing by Beit Shean to get to Jordan, so stay in the north and meet them there rather than backtracking on a long bus ride to Jerusalem and back. There is a youth hostel in Beit Shean, convenient for the border - and it has a swimming pool, which you could put to good use during the 4 hours or so you'll save on the bus...More
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Haifa to Yardenit Baptismal Site, Christian sites. (5 Replies)
Hi everyone, I am looking for some help and direction on our trip in Israel. We will be staying in Haifa. We will get a car in Haifa and will travel in the area for about 5 days. We would like to travel from Haifa to Megiddo, and Yardenit Baptismal Site also to other Christian sites but not sure where to start. Our base is Haifa but we can stay at a Hotel if need be to make the most of our trip. Below are some of the sites we would like to visit. Most important to us are...More
July 09, 2016|
Do this in two days: Day 1: Haifa Nazareth Cana Yardenit Baptismal Site Mt Tabor Haifa Day 2: Haifa Mt Beatitudes Tabgha Capernaum Ginosar ("Jesus Boat") Magdala Haifa Enjoy!