Tourist tip #332 / Paying a visit to Mary Magdalene's hometown
Unique glimpses of ancient life in Galilee, amazing archaeological firsts and a message of reconciliation are all part of the visit to Magdala.
At the newly opened antiquities site of Magdala, Roman-era Jewish life comes alive so vividly that visitors don’t even have to wait for the excavations to be completed to sense it at every turn. Here, in the hometown of Mary Magdalene, a few kilometers north of Tiberias, you’ll set foot in one of the most ancient synagogues in the world, and see the beautiful mosaic floor of a villa, the remains of a...
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