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Cool candles!

great selection of locally made candles - decorative and functional. Don't miss the awesome... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Interesting for kids and adults

I have visited here a number of times and was finally able to bring my children ages 5-11. They all... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
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“noah's ark”(5 reviews)
“candle shop”(2 reviews)
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Next to the Ari Ashkenazi synagogue, Safed, Israel
+972 4-682-2068
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 January 2015

A must stop if you are visiting Tzfat. They have displays of handmade candles that are out of this world. Noah's Ark, Large chess set. Its simply amazing. They also have the best prices on Havdallah and Shabbat candles which make perfect gifts for friends...More

2  Thank conklaven
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Wax disney characters on an ark, wax Samson figurine, blood and guts in wax. All sorts of candles, but they're expensive and it makes you wonder if the tour guides just take you there for the kickbacks. If you want a havdala candle of unusual...More

1  Thank Ruhu61
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited here a number of times and was finally able to bring my children ages 5-11. They all really enjoyed seeing how the candles are made and also the creative scenes from wax.

Thank 319Rebecca2014
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Candles in every color, size and shape. Admire the most intricately and elegant li y carved candles depicting scenes, figures, chess sets, fantasy figures etc. Nothibg like it. Right next to the old Ashkenazi synagogue

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Welcoming people offering large selection of handmade colorful candles. The nicest exhibits is sculpture of Noah's ark. Other interesting sculptures are chess plates with Jewish figures.

Thank Giora_I_L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

we were not so impressed, it was a very hard location to find. the people there were not very helpful. the ppl that make the candles were not there anymore. the candles are stunning , but the cost is very high. and it was much...More

Thank avivablack
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Explore a candle shop filled with wax sculptures fashioned into biblical and contemporary scenes. If you're lucky, you'll witness the artists twisting candles into elaborate creations.

1  Thank MoeTrav
Reviewed 9 April 2017

great selection of locally made candles - decorative and functional. Don't miss the awesome wax/candle sculptures. Noah's Ark was my favorite.

Thank RandiFayeC
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stopped in to take a look around. Some of the displays are VERY impressive. I was expecting a bit bigger of a show room but it was still fun to see all the candles. Kids had a great timing picking out some candles to bring...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stopped in to buy a havdalla candle (used for the termination of the Sabbath). But what to buy? So many havdalla candles! So many candles of all different shapes, it would be a shame to light them and lose their shape. I guess you...More

Thank Ira G
Reviewed 10 September 2016

For a wonderful and exhilarating time visit this candle factory. There are candles depicting events in Jewish history as well as candles with popular culture themes.There is a woman creating these wax works of art and she can be observed for free while walking around...More

Thank Tomcat4815
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

As the title indicates, there were a few interesting biblical scenes made of wax--but if you thought you might get the beautiful tzfat candles at a bit if a discount, forget it. The guy here in Jerusalem where I buy my souvenirs gives a better...More

Thank GeeLiz
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