Yardenit – Baptism site

This site is located alongside the Jordan River close to the Sea of ​​Galilee. It is known as the only baptism site in Israel.

Many pilgrims visit this site and some participate in baptism ceremony.

At the Yardenit you can sit at the cafe on the Jordan River and enjoy the scenery. At the site a large gift shop and snack bar.

The Yardenit is 10-12 minutes drive from Avigail Guest House.

Beit Yigal Alon Museum in Ginosar

At the museum there is an original wooden boat that was found in 1986, the boat is 2000 years all and it took 10 years to move it from the Sea of Galilee to the museum. The preservation was made by archeologists and experts in order to keep as authentic as possible.

They found out there are 12 different types of wood as it was belong to a very important persona.

At the museum we recommend to see the short movie that will tell you the story about the amazing process with the boat.

Beit Yigal Alon museum is 25-30 minutes drive from Avigail Guest House.

Tabgha

The Church is situated on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Tabgha is well known for one of the significant events of Christianity: the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. As well as the rebirth appearance of Jesus.

Capernaum

Capernaum played a major role in the life of Jesus so that sometimes it is called “the hometown of Jesus.” When Jesus left Nazareth, he came to Capernaum here and around Capernaum; Jesus chose the 12 envoys Board.

Site more exciting than the Christian pilgrim structure is beginning his first century CE. Floor of a room in this building plastered with white plaster walls were covered while the plaster is painted with geometric patterns and colorful flowers. Seems that by the end of the first century, the building served as a gathering place early Christians members of the community (“Jewish Christians).

Special church perched above the valley Tabgha, gorgeous view of the North Sea of ​​Galilee.