Tiberias

ברוכים הבאים לטבריה

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Berko Park

Prepared by the Israel Antiquities Authority for the Tiberias Municipality, the park is dedicated to the memory of Ozer (Berko) ...

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Khirbat al-Minya

Khirbat al-Minya is an Umayyad palace in the eastern Galilee and is located about 200 meters west of the northern ...

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Scottie Hotel

The Scottish Hotel is one of Tiberias’ best kept secrets. Now a magnificent luxury hotel owned by the Scottish Church ...

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Tiberias is regarded by Jews as one of the four Holy cities in Israel. The city has a rich history dating back to biblical times. Rakkat is mentioned in the book of Joshua and this is believed to be the former name of the town . Tiberias is strategically important located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee along a major trade route between Syria and Egypt. The hot springs near Tiberias have played a major role in its development. The springs have drawn visitors, both for recreation and therapeutic purposes throughout the centuries and are mentioned in the Talmud. Read more

 

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