In Capernaum today you can find the beautiful remains of an ancient synagogue.
"The synagogue at Capernaum is not the one where Jesus preached, but is likely to lave been built on the same site.
It was on the beautiful Sea of Galilee "toward Capernaum" that Jesus walked on water (John -21).
It was at Capernaum that Jesus paid the temple tax by having Peter "go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first.
The city of Capernaum was built on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee, about two miles west of the Jordan River.
Though this ancient town is not mentioned by name in the Old Testament, it is referred to as our Lord's "own city" (Matt.
The Via Maris led from Damascus through Galilee down to Egypt.