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The Church of the Twelve Apostles

Capernaum National Park, Capernaum, Israel
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Very nice Orthodox Church

It is a small church, but very nice. The ícones are really impressive. As it is by the sea shore... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
TudelaMartins
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Lisbon, Portugal
Wow

I loved this refurbished Orthodox church. I didn't expect much but was totally surprised by the... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
Robert L
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Capernaum National Park, Capernaum, Israel
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

It is a small church, but very nice. The ícones are really impressive. As it is by the sea shore, the view is also nice

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

I loved this refurbished Orthodox church. I didn't expect much but was totally surprised by the quality and quantity of the icons. As good as many of the Russian icons. A surprise and a MUST.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A Beautiful greek orthodox church with a peaceful garden. beautiful view of the sea of galilee. walking there makes you feel like your back in time

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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

The church is a reflection of the symbolism that you find in these churches. There are many images on its walls, each one of them portraying a religious thought within its religion. Many of the decorations are of high quality, including the bronzes of the...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We have visited the church before and always try to stop by when in the Sea of Galilee region. It is a Greek Orthodox Church in Capernaum, just next to, but with a different entrance from, the Franciscan site further west, both located on the...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Situated next to Capernaum the city of Jesus, is this beautfil little Greek Orthodox church which a lot of visitors miss. The church of the twelve apostles has a beautiful little garden and has incredible paintings and murals inside. It´s also very interesting if you´ve...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Lovely gardens too with lots of picnic places. The flowers and trees were wonderful. Very relaxing place

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

The outside of this church (including the grounds and gardens) is impressive and beautiful, but what awaits you inside is AWESOME. The paintings and murals are spectacular and so colorful and rich. I was very impressed with the quality and quality of paintings in a...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

You can see the church with its distinctive pink roof from the Town of Jesus site in Capernaum. The church has a large scene of the Last Judgment and is covered in icons from floor to ceiling. Take some time to explore the grounds as...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

The Greek Orthodox church stands out with its white-pink color.With the blue Sea of Galilee at the back it is very picturesque; as if you are in Greece. The small church walls are covered with lovely paintings. In the yard there are trees cut in...More

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Karl W
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Giora_I_L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they will be happy to accomodate you. I would arrange it before your visit. You can call them at +972-(0)4-6721059
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Angela A
March 17, 2016|
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No there is no fee's
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