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Zippori National Park

4 Kilometers East of Hamovil Junction | (on Route 79 between Hamovil junction and Nazareth), Zippori, Israel
06 656-8272
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“lower galilee” (10 reviews)
“ancient city” (8 reviews)
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LOCATION
4 Kilometers East of Hamovil Junction | (on Route 79 between Hamovil junction and Nazareth), Zippori, Israel
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06 656-8272
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"lower galilee"
in 10 reviews
"amazing mosaics"
in 8 reviews
"ancient city"
in 8 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 7 reviews
"roman theater"
in 6 reviews
"mosaic floors"
in 5 reviews
"preserved mosaics"
in 4 reviews
"admission fee"
in 2 reviews
"interesting sites"
in 2 reviews
"cold drinks"
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"three hours"
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"bring water"
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"curio shop"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
in 3 reviews
"fascinating place"
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"greek and roman"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ruin has most of the highlights you have read about including a large home, a theater, main thoroughfares with adjoining commercial space, a large synagogue, lots of tile floors, etc. If you do not have a guide, you may get the best experience if...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This National Park was a pleasure to visit. The visitor center has a gift shop with cold drinks, and clean toilets. The archaeological site is located about 6 kilometers from Nazareth, and is famous for the wide array of Roman mosaics that are located in...More

Thank Ono O
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

It was fascinating to see wagon ruts in the cardo (the main north/south street in Zippori). It is hard to imagine how many hours must have been spent working on all of the mosaics in the city. The cactus forest was amazing, especially for someone...More

1  Thank Jennett H
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Tzipori National Park is a unique ancient site occupied by Romans and settled byJews all living together Tzipori 's most notable features are, other than the fantastic views of the surrounding mountains, the colorful mosaic floors found in almost every building. The stories they tell...More

2  Thank Betina
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This was an important Jewish religious and legal center during the period of the Mishnah (first few centuries of the Common Era). Some of the restoration is in very good shape. Of particular interest is a very beautiful floor mosaic in excellent condition.

1  Thank RobertMB1506
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Known as the ‘Ornament of the Galilee’ the park contains some outstanding mosaics dating back to the 5th century. Really well restored and presented. The various audio visual displays are informative and unusual in their presentations. Easily accessible by road and caters very well for...More

3  Thank Ivor L
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

A park filled with impressive roman mosaics which are preserved beautifully, a crusador building and lovely nature.

1  Thank RebeccaTravels33
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Tzipori National Park is a majestic ancient hilltop city full of history of Romans and Jews and Christians all living together in a paradise-looking setting (the Lower Galilee) that makes one wonder if this a corner of the Garden of Eden. For a long time...More

4  Thank Yitzchak M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

As a part of the Biblical decapolis these ruins represent a place most likely visited by Jesus. Additionally, the ruins provide an excellent opportunity to see how a 1st century Roman village was designed, laid out and even decorated. The excavation of a hill top...More

1  Thank J G
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

The grand Jewish court sat and deliberated in this place if put history.A movie is shown to familiarize oneself. Beautiful Mosaics, water tunnels, Synagogue and much more. Surrounded by beautiful landscapes.

2  Thank Becky W
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Susan H
15 June 2018|
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Response from Becky W | Reviewed this property |
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Sally D
23 December 2017|
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Response from Judithneisse | Reviewed this property |
Shalom, Zippori is a national Park and all national parks in Israel are opened on Saturday/Shabbat. Enjoy your visit Judith
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Jana N
5 December 2017|
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Response from Judithneisse | Reviewed this property |
You have to book ahead. The park is located in the nature and they don't provide guides. It is expected that groups or individuals book before
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