The region of Galilee hosts the Lake of Gennesaret - 211 m below sea level - the city of Tiberias, Mount Tabor, Nazareth, Capernaum, Tabgha and the Mount of the Beatitude. There is a pleasant hiking trail called "Jesus Trail" connecting sites central to the lives of Jesus and his disciples. I stayed in a hotel in Tiberias close to the Lake of Gennesaret, with good weather you can see across to the Golan Heights and the snowy cap of the Mount Hermon.


Tiberias on Lake of Gennesaret

Boats on the lake at Tiberias

Mosque at central Tiberias


Nazareth Basilica of the Annunciation

Interior view

Nazareth view on the roof of the St Mary Center


Tower of the Basilica

Central square

Nazareth old town


Trail on North shore of Lake Gennesaret

Succulent plants at the lake shore

St Peter's Church over his Capernaum family house


Synagogue at Capernaum

Mount of the Beatitudes, Capernaum

Church of the Primacy of Peter, Tabgha


Beit Sche'an overview

Series of columns



Beit She'an Palladius street

Destruction by 749 AC earthquake

Egyptian scripture from 1'400 BC on Tell el-Hosn



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