"Capernaum-Kefar Nahum" Kefar Nahum by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Kefar Nahum Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 240 photos

Matthew 11:23:
“And you, Capernaum, who are exalted to heaven, will be brought down to Hades”.
Capernaum was a settlement on the shore of the Sea of Galilee in ancient time. The site is a ruin today, unfortunately.
The original name in Hebrew is Kfar Nahum or “Nahum’s village”.
The town is mentioned in the New Testament. It was reported to have been the home of the apostles Peter, Andrew, James and John, as well as Matthew.
Jesus taught in the synagogue in Capernaum on the Sabbath. In Capernaum also, Jesus healed a man who had the spirit of an unclean devil and healed a fever in Simon Peter's mother-in-law. It is also the place where a Roman Centurion asked Jesus to heal his servant.

You can watch my 3 min 09 sec HD Video Capernaum Orthodox Church
and my 3 min 32 sec HD Video Sea of Galilee out of my Youtube channel.


VT pages out of my trip to Israel in April of 2009: Israel-Palestine-Jordan:
1) Ovda,
2) Jerusalem,
3) Jerusalem District,
4) Tel Aviv-Yafa,
5) Nazareth,
6) Kinneret,
7) Lake Tiberias,
8) Capernaum,
9) Haifa District,
10) 'En Boqeq,
11) Eilat
12) Israel
13) Petra
14) Aqaba


  • Last visit to Kefar Nahum: Apr 2009
  • Intro Updated Dec 8, 2010
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  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2010 at 12:46 PM

    This looks like an interesting place to visit!

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2010 at 1:53 PM

    Sergey, outstanding photos of the Orthodox Church of the 12 Apostles here. Fabulous little page about your adventures Capernaum.

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2010 at 2:37 AM

    Wow, the mosaics inside the church are stunning! And again - such a peaceful landscape, such a peaceful music :-)

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2010 at 8:52 AM

    Enjoying "visiting" the Holy Land with you - thanks for sharing :-)

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2010 at 10:29 AM

    Excellent page Sergey! I enjoyed the tour and each time I visit one of your delightful pages, I learn something new. Thank you!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2010 at 10:08 AM

    Hello, Sergey! Thanks for bringing Capernaum closer to us! ><><><

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2010 at 2:35 PM

    Fine photos in your travelogues and tips! I never realized that the Sea of Galilee was the lowest freshwater lake on Earth.

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    May 23, 2010 at 1:19 AM

    very interesting church in architecture and paintings inside. funny shots of animals in travelogue :-)

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2010 at 12:58 AM

    Thats another interesting place mentioned already in the Holy Bible and the Church of the 12 Apostles looks really great inside. Its a pity that I have not seen that when I had been in Israel.

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