Kursi National Park

Archaeology and History

At Kursi, on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee are the remains of a fifth-century Byzantine monastery and church marking the site of the New Testament story of Jesus expelling demons from a possessed man into a herd of swine, which ran off a hill into the Sea of Galilee and drowned. The church floor depicts animals, birds and fruit.

An ancient olive press is on display and a trail leads up the famous hill.

Image credit: Talmor Yair via Wikimedia Commons

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Region
North
Address
Kursi National Park

Opening hours
Summer: Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00, Monday: 08:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Wednesday: 08:00 - 17:00, Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00, Friday: 08:00 - 16:00, Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00, Holiday evening: 08:00 - 16:00</br> Winter: Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00, Monday: 08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday: 08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible
Suitable for children
Suitable for children

Phone
+972-4-6731983
Website
bit.ly

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