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A beautiful place to hike with intriguing history!

As with many historical places, you might appreciate this one a little more if you know the story... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Jennett H
Zimmerman, Minnesota
The human drama of a clash between practically opposing world-views and cultures

The Hebrew (currently Jewish) nation was most probably the only one that rebelled against the the... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

As with many historical places, you might appreciate this one a little more if you know the story of Josephus and the Roman siege. Visiting in the spring was great because the flowers were plentiful and the weather was not too hot. There were so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jennett H
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The Hebrew (currently Jewish) nation was most probably the only one that rebelled against the the dominant power of the ancient world - the Roman Empire. The rebellion was not about economical interests, political power or territories per se. The Hebrew?Jewish nation was militarily much...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jacob100748
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling today to Tel Yodfat and Atzmon mountain. The wether... perfect. This place is very peaceful with tons of green gras and trees. 6 km is just perfect for a nice walk for 2-3 hours.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank zziv2000
Reviewed 18 December 2017

if you read the history of the site, then you understand how important it was 2000 years ago, in 67 AD, the roman empire was trying to quell a rebellion in the province of Judea, after conquering Sephoris or Tzipori the capital of the Galilee,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Temper43
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Very nice stroll, when the weather is fine. Also, some important history. DO NOT miss the caves - my kids loved them.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Akivz
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Easy and quiet walk thinking how the past could be. Free access but no services (water, toilet). Five minutes by car from new Yodfat. Visit the small visitor center. You can watch a short movie about history and the lady will tell you how to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dan_Alpern
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A ruins of Jewish rebels stronghold and a nice hilly park with nice shady places for picnic. Easy walk both for kids and adults.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dima C
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A bit "out of the way" but very worth visiting, the ruins have been face lifted with some illustrative pieces of master ironworks to demonstrate some high points of life there and the Roman siege that took place in 67AD. No entrance fees but also...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is most recommended in september, because the Drimia blooms. We visited 16/10/2016 , the flowers started to die unfortunately. This place have a lot of history, It still have pits of water with water, that was nice. Also it is not difficult at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 87hananc
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting ruins here where the Jewish rebels hunkered down and were ultimately murdered by the Roman army. Parking was great, it's handicapped accessible, but lacks a water fountain or bathroom. However, just down the road is the modern town of Yodfat, with some delightful...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank yehuditd2015
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