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Magdala: Tours & Tickets

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A unique Holy Land site known as the hometown of Mary Magdalene, located at the shores of the Sea of Galilee. The archaeological site features a complete first century town from the times of Jesus. It is one of Israel´s most recent archaeological...more
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Tzomet Migdal | N/n, Migdal 14950, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Magdala was one of the first sites on our tour. All trip long we kept talking about how wonderful Father Kelly was. He is such a gifted storyteller who made the scriptures come to life in new and beautiful ways! Reading the passages depicted in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank katieaxelson1
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think the reason this site was really cool is that we had a tour guide that did a very good job explaining things and telling us what is what. its not a big site and there isn't too much to see but it was...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was breathless walking where Jesus might have walked and taught in the synagogue. The chapel was wonderful, housing not one but several amazingly serene, universal worship areas. The beautiful painting in the downstairs chapel of the woman touching the hem of Jesus's cloak is...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

From the moment our visit started you could sense this was a very special place. From hearing of how the site was discovered, seeing the remains of the synagogue, houses, places Jesus most likely walked and prayed, to visiting and praying in the chapel -...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Regina M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an addition to the pilgrimage area of the Sea of Galilee. Archeological findings unique in Israel, now very well combined with modern facilities to facilitate the understanding of the crossroads of Jewish-Christian history. The guest house is meant to be a luxurious site for...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank dnJulio
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hey can any one guide me to this place i really wanna go there ! reach year i think about taking break and visiting some historical place but its never get possible because of my Tough routine !

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group has the pleasure to stay at Magdala’s newly opened hotel, which completes this historical and spiritual experience at Magdala with a “warm and cozy” touch. The hotel rooms are very spacious and well equipped, including a large balcony overlooking its beautiful courtyard and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JCMacau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are not here for the historical/biblical explanation and appreciation you will be bored. However, it is a wonderful opportunity to see a 21st century archeological gem. They have young volunteer staff ready to teach about the archeology found here and in several languages....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Aberaha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Magdala hotel and Center just opened on the shore of Galilee. Beautiful lake setting with amazing tiles of art situated in the gardens. Most amazing archeological finds of the oldest temple on the sight. Rooms are spacious with balcony views, hospitality is so personal...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank GuilfoilJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beyond the incredible history, Magdala, and the guest house that is now opening, brings you home: home to the origins of Christianity, home to a welcoming and beautiful space, home to the depths of your heart. Go with great expectation of what you will experience...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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27 July 2019|
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Response from Romeo L | Reviewed this property |
It’s opening on Nov 24, 2019 !!! Queridos amigos: este domingo 24 será la inauguración de la casa de peregrinos de Magdala. Bendito sea Dios. Gracias a todos ustedes por su apoyo y oraciones. Pueden seguirlo en vivo. Dear... More
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Response from _greenham_eva | Reviewed this property |
No, they're in process, but it looks like it will be a while before they are completed.
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Anita T
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Response from 507lawrenceg | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and the two guides we used were informative and helpful. There is a ton of archeological and historical information related to the area. The chapel and encounter the deep room are marvelous places for prayer... More
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