Take a Google Street View of 6 Biblical Sites

Walk around in the Holy Land without leaving home.

Google Maps Street View serves us well with directions, helping us to see what the turns in our journey actually look like. But the Web site also allows a virtual peek at some key biblical sites.

Google Street View of 7 Biblical Sites

There’s nothing like traveling to Israel to see the land of the Bible firsthand. Experiencing the Bible with all your senses is an unforgettable way to learn it. You’ll never be the same.

But until your first (or next) trip, you might enjoy a virtual walk through a few biblical sites via Google Street View.

I have chosen 6 biblical sites that allow you to do a little exploring.

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Mount Arbel—A Panorama of Jesus’ Ministry

From this spot, you can see where the majority of the events in the Gospels occurred.

The sheer rock cliffs of Mount Arbel stand like a sentinel over the western side of the Sea of Galilee. Mount Arbel has watched over numerous battles, travelers, and even disciples.

Mount Arbel—A Panorama of Jesus’ Ministry

(Photo: Mount Arbel and its tremendous panorama, courtesy of the Pictorial Library of Bible Lands)

Mount Arbel is one of those places never mentioned in the Bible. Its presence was so obvious, it was assumed.

Certainly, anyone traveling around the Sea of Galilee or along the International Highway would have used Mount Arbel as a landmark, identifiable from most any spot on the lake.

Jesus would have passed it thousands of times.

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