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Beautiful Franciscan site of peace and green

Visited by the pope this is an oasis or sanctuary recalling where Peter made his confession of... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Eddie O
Wollongong, Australia
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This is a must see church on the Sea of Galilee. It’s peaceful and serene and leads directly to the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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Tabgha, Israel
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Visited by the pope this is an oasis or sanctuary recalling where Peter made his confession of faith. Beautiful green park and gardens and small church on the banks of the Sea of Galilee maker this a must for visitors.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a must see church on the Sea of Galilee. It’s peaceful and serene and leads directly to the sea. Absolutely visit here.

1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We visited this beautiful church in Tabgha while we were on a pilgrimage tour of Holy Land. According to the Catholic tradition, it is the place where Jesus reinstate St. Peter as chief among the apostles. A must visit place

Thank Ramal C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is a Roman Catholic church which commemorates the site where Jesus reinstates Peter as leader of the apostles laying ground for him to be the first Pope of the Catholic church. Inside the church is a rock in front of the altar which according...More

Thank BunburyTim61
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

There is a small chapel and a mini amphitheater. Worth a look and a photo is the statue of st Peter and Jesus Christ as if being bestowed upon as the very first Pope. In fact it was visited by the Papal hierarchy.

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Tabgha is situated on the shores of Lake Galilee. In this place Jesus performed miracles of bread multiplication. Here there is also St. Peter Primacy (Peter Primacy Church), where Jesus appeared the third time after the resurrection to His disciples who were fishing. This place...More

1  Thank tppas2000
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This church is situated in an idyllic location on the banks of the Sea of Galilee and set in a beautiful garden that truly invites reflection and meditation. The church itself is quite small and basic, but its simplicity seems perfectly appropriate for its symbolism....More

Thank J G
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is a lovely place to visit, walk down to the Sea of Galilee behind the church, then go inside and you will see a big limestone rock, "Mensa Christi" that is said to be the place where Jesus prepared a meal for his disciples...More

Thank anniestravelreviews
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This church is located on the beautiful northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee. The church is built on the place where Jesus is said to have laid out a breakfast of bread and fish for the Apostles, and Jesus asked Peter three times “Simon...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Built on the lakeside, the Church offers a beautiful scene of the Sea of Galilee. Architecture of the Church is not as impressive as other churches in the area, but the Rock inside the Church bears significance in accordance to the Church tradition.

Thank Ktong002
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