Northern Israel

“The Jesus Boat” is located north of the city of Tiberias, at Kibbutz Ginosar, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. “The Jesus Boat “is a recently-discovered fishing boat; dating to the 1st century AD. In 1986, an ancient boat was pulled out of the mud, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It was an extraordinary...

Mount Naum is over looking the Sea of Galilee. Further to Christian tradition, the Mount of Beatitudes is the place where Jesus held one of his most important sermons (on the mountain; Mt 5, Lk 6:20) to the people who gathered to listen to him. This sermon contains nine verses, each starting with “Blessed is...

Nes-Ammim is a Christian community’s cooperative village, located in the Western Galilee – a northern district of Israel. It is situated north of Acre and south of the city of Nahariya. The settlement was established in 1963 by European Christians as a sign of solidarity with the Jewish People after the Holocaust.  Its...

Yardenit; Pilgrims from the all over the world come to the Holy Land and to the Yardenit site for a specific purpose: to walk in the footsteps of Jesus and to be baptized. “Yarden”, in Hebrew, is the River Jordan. This site is believed to have been the site at which Jesus had been baptized at, on the Jordan River. The...

Kfar kanna has been identified, as of the middle-ages, with the New Testament’s village of “Kanna”, at which Jesus had performed his first miracle. “The wedding at Kanna” is the miracle at which Jesus had turned water into whine. Today, there are two churches commemorating the event: “The Wedding Church”...

Mount Arbel is a Nature Park Reserve, located in the Lower Galilee, overlooking the Sear of Galilee. Mount Arbel rises 181 meters above sea level, approximately 390 Meters above the Sea of Galilee. Mount Arbel; a historic Galilee mountain, is nowadays a Nature Reserve  and is also part of the Israel Trail. The Park...

Rosh-Hanikra’s national park is a beautiful place located at the edge of Israel’s north border with Lebanon, at the Western part of the Galilee. It is the only place where the mountain-stone enters the sea, without leaving a stretch of beach. It is special by its unique Caves that are the result of an ongoing Geological...

Zikhron-Ya’akov means “the memory of Jacob”; an Israeli city located some 35 Kilometers south of Haifa, at the slopes of the Carmel mountain. The city is facing the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded in 1882 by Baron Edmond James de-Rothschild and named in honor of his father. The city is one of the first Jewish...

Netanya is the first, official, Hebrew city. These days, Netanya is the largest city located between Haifa and Tel Aviv. The city is located 30km north of Tel Aviv and 50km south of Haifa. The city was named after the Zionist activist, Mr. Natan Strauss; its meaning I Hebrew is “God’s gift”. Netanya was officially formed...

Dear Traveler, We have gathered together some of the most sacred Christian sites that may be of importance to you, while traveling the Holy Land. We hope this serves your interests well. Via Dolorosa The meaning of Via Dolorosa, in Latin, is “Way of Grief” or “Way of Agony /Suffering”. It is a street, in the section...

Subscribe to our newsletter

GET WEEKLY UPDATES FROM OUR WEBSITE

Join 50,000 people. Get our weekly updates delivered to your inbox.