Kursi National Park

Kursi National Park

In the north east of the Sea of ​​Galilee Kursi was another site of the miracles of Jesus. The mirakle appears in the New Testament , Mark chapter five. Jesus and number his disciples crossed the Sea of ​​Galilee to heal a haunted man, when crossing the lake during a storm attacking them, but Jesus rebukes her and she stops.
To expel the Ghost from the haunted man he makes them go into 2000 pigs that sprint straight into the lake and drown. Healed man begins to believe in Jesus and spreading the teachings in public.
In the fifth century monastery built in basalt destroyed by the earthquake of 749 and the place was forgotten. Only after the occupation of the Golan Heights by Israel in June 1967, with excavations for construction of a highway  the apse of the apse of the monastery discovered and the site became a national park.

Kursi National Park

Opening Hoursfrom April to September 8:00 to 17:00, from October to March 8:00 to 16:00, Fridays and holiday eves 8:00 to 16:00.

Price: Adult – 14 NIS, child – 7 NIS

Phone: 972-4-6731983

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