We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Zippori National Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 4 kilometers east of Hamovil junction | (on Route 79 between Hamovil junction and Nazareth), Zippori, Israel
Phone Number:
06 656-8272
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 670.00*
and up
Galilee Jewish Heritage Tour from Tel Aviv
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 102 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
History and Amazing Mosaics

If you're visiting Nazareth, please go see the National Park in Sepphoris (Zippori) nearby. It's amazing to see the remains of this ancient city. Many Biblical scholars believe... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lauren L
Add Photo Write a Review

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 73: English reviews
Level Contributor
57 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're visiting Nazareth, please go see the National Park in Sepphoris (Zippori) nearby. It's amazing to see the remains of this ancient city. Many Biblical scholars believe that Jesus may have spent time in Sepphoris working as it was a more cosmopolitan and wealthy town than Nazareth itself. Here you can still see the mosaics that people had in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lauren L
The Village, Manhattan, NY
Level Contributor
207 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a MUST SEE in the north of Israel. The most amazing mosaics that are preserved in Israel. Dozens and dozens of them. Only uncovered in the last few decades! The best Roman remains in the country and some of the best Roman remains in the world! And the uncovered ancient synagogue mosaic here. Breathtaking and historically extremely important.... More 

Helpful?
Thank stephrab
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

On my Bucket List was the mosaics of the 'Mona Lisa of the Galilee' in Tzippori National Park. The advice of tripadvisors, who answered my queries, helped us to realize that experience just 2 weeks ago. This beautifully preserved vast area far exceeded expectations. Though not huge, Mona Lisa took my breath away. The entire park is a treasure to... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank sheldonandsharon
New York
Level Contributor
262 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you’re at all interested in archeology this is a “must” stop. It contains examples for Greek, Roman, Jewish, Crusader and Ottoman civilizations. Many of the mosaics are in covered areas, which is helpful if the day is warm.

Helpful?
Thank CarolnRobb
Hadera, Israel
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

As a foreign visitor or as a native visitor, a place you have to visit. Marvelous ancient mosaic works kept in good shape. A nice place to spend 2-3 hours at least.

Helpful?
1 Thank uh615
Level Contributor
73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Tzippori is an ancient city in the lower Galilee, it was once a center of Jewish life. We had a great family time traveling through the beautiful mosaic floors and ancient reservoir. The kids loves the cave that used to lead water to the old city. Recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Itay G
Florence, Italy
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is worth a visit. The mosaics found in this site are the best preserved of the area. The site is quite large and I advice to bring a bottle of water with you. The ruins are surrounded by olive trees and mediterrean bushes and overall the atmosphere is touching. The mosaics of the so-called Mona Lisa of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Aireka
Istanbul, Turkey
Level Contributor
46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I LOVED this place. The old synagogue and its mosaic floor is amazing. The movie and its soundtrack moved me to tears. Of all the amazing things in Israel, this was my favourite.

Helpful?
Thank turkkizi34
Panama City, Panama
Level Contributor
534 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It is a bit off the usual places the tourists visit, but in order to understand the Greek-Roman influence in the Galillee, and understand how life went about, you have to visit this site, firstly for the beautiful mosaics uncovered here, secondly, there is still much to be uncovered, and to see the Mona Lisa of the Galilee....it was very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Temper43
Vancouver Island, Canada
Level Contributor
50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This was such an amazing place. We walked past the colonnaded main street, and were just wandering down to the right and even with our map seemed to almost stumble upon the intricate mosaic synagogue floor! What a fascinating place! To think this floor was only discovered in the 90's when they were digging the parking lot for the interpretive... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank bret d

Travellers who viewed Zippori National Park also viewed

 

Been to Zippori National Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Zippori National Park and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Zippori National Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?