Church of the Primacy of Peter, Tabgha

#15 of 37 in Historic Sites in Galilee Region
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Church of the Primacy of Peter is a small Franciscan chapel, which includes part of an earlier, 4th-century structure--something most visitors don't expect at the humble location. In front of the rostrum is a rock, upon which, according to tradition, Jesus cooked fish for his disciples. Church of the Primacy of Peter is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • Church with an interesting Christian artifact (Mensa Christi). Most interesting thing about the church is its location right off the Sea of Galilee, where there's a small beach area you can walk...  more »
  • This was one of my favorite stops in part because when we were there was fairly early in the morning so it was somewhat quiet. There was a group of pilgrims using one of the outdoor service area to.....  more »
  • Calm place right on the water with a church that has places to pray and reflect. This space is very busy but not too much that you can't think or hear your guide. There are wooded areas to seat small groups and talk as well.
  • There is a church there and great art work. On the sea of galilee. Near by where you can take a ride on antique ships on the sea. Also a find of a 2000 year old bout used during the time of Jesus ministry

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