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Arbel National Park

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Address: | Kfar Hamam, Tiberias, Israel
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+972 4-673-2904
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A vertical cliff towering magnificently over the Sea of Galilee and looking...

A vertical cliff towering magnificently over the Sea of Galilee and looking out towards the Golan Heights and Mt Hermon;

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Beautiful Views!

The Arbel hike is a challenging hike that requires climbing down rocks, rock ladders, and scaling some challenging sections. The views were well worth the hike and the effort... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rebecca C
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Arbel hike is a challenging hike that requires climbing down rocks, rock ladders, and scaling some challenging sections. The views were well worth the hike and the effort. This is a must-see/do area of Tiberias! Be sure to come prepared with good hiking shoes, plenty of water, and a sense of adventure.

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Switzerland
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

-entrance per person 22 shekel if you arrive by car or foot. -beautiful scenery can be easily reached at different look out points, -you receive a map with different hike options upon arrival (between 30min and 3 hours) -The big fortress is closed !!! Apparently there are newer smaller cave holes to be seen after a hike! -> Many people... More 

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Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arbel is a steep cliff requiring climbing down ladders. You can visit ancient dwellings carved into the cliff and walk down to the local spring or continue back up the circular path -- to the car. There is also an ancient synagogue nearby which is worth a visit.

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Guelph, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Black trail is simple for all walkers and provides view of summit. The red trail has 2 spots (one descent, one ascent) which require one to use installed metal hand-holds. Was reasonably easy for anyone with at least a moderate physical capability. Worth the extra time to do.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for 2 h. but it was not enough. There are several possibility: Walking route for a long and short distance, hiking and climbing mountains, view sites. you can choose your route. Next time we'll go back there for a long hiking. Families could enjoy as well. Terrific view of Kineret - Sea of Galilee. Strongly recommended. Best... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A beautiful place with great views and a sad history. Great for hikes, too. Best time of the day for the panorama is in the afternoon, but be sure not to get there too late, as the government employees running the place go home early!

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I consider myself fairly athletic and was excited to spend a scenic afternoon at Arbel taking in the beautiful vistas and enjoying the leisurely walking trails I was promised. My word, I have not been this scared in a long time. As we proceeded along the marked path, the trails became increasingly precipitous and challenging with little to anything preventing... More 

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Logan, Utah
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had less than two hours to walk the paths to the viewpoints, we would have liked to have done more. There's a lot of history here, and at the end of February 2017, tons of wildflowers too. Beautiful!!!

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely sunny day at this amazing place , enjoying every minute ! There are great trails which are suitable for the whole family.

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Hayden Lake, Idaho
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is my husband's favorite site in all of Israel - and we go there 3 or 4 times a year. Magnificent view.

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