Galilee – where Jesus lived

Capernaum, a fishing village on the northwest corner of the Sea of Galilee (or Lake Tiberias), home to Andrew and Simon Peter and to James and John the sons of Zebedee. The lake is oval, approximately 15 miles north to south, 10 miles east to west.

The Sea of Galilee at Capernaum, looking east to the Golan Heights

Remains of Capernaum, with the Sea of Galilee behind

Peter’s house in Capernaum, which now has a church (with a glass floor) built over it.

A view into Peter's house in Capernaum

South end of Lake from the Golan Heights

The Jordan River, flowing south from the Sea of Galilee

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