ISRAEL! A list of the MUST-SEE most famous historical sites in Israel, including: Caesarea, where King Herod lived in Biblical times, The Hanging Gardens at Haifa, The Sea of Galilee (where Jesus walked on water) and Masada. The best tips for planning a trip to Israel!
Capernaum, Galilee, Israel - "The House of Peter: The Home of Jesus in Capernaum?" Beneath the foundations of this octagonal Byzantine martyrium church at Capernaum, archaeologists made one of the most exciting Biblical archaeology discoveries: a simple first-century A.D. home that may have been the house of Peter, the home of Jesus in Capernaum (Matt 8:14–16).
Tomb of the apostle Philip, located amid the remains of a fourth or fifth century church at Hierapolis, one of the most significant Christian sites in Turkey. Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Philip was tested by Jesus about how to feed 5,000 people (John 6:4-7), and he was approached by Greeks who wanted to see Jesus (John 12:20-21).
Inside Joseph's tomb, son of Jacob. The site is of the ancient biblical city of Shechem. The tomb, they believe, sits on the parcel of ground that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver..Joseph's Tomb is located directly between the Israeli-Palestinian border. (Genesis 50:22-26)