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Zippori National Park

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All reviews amazing mosaics ancient city lower galilee archaeological site roman theater preserved mosaics mosaic floors we spent hours admission fee interesting sites cold drinks bring water gift shop fascinating place three hours visitor center great site
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have finally got round to visit these excavations, which are close to Nazareth. The site is astounding, with loads of Roman remains and stunning mosaic floors. Some of the remains are protected from the weather but most aren't, which is a great shame. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We decided to visit this site while we were in Nazareth. I am glad we did. It was pretty cool to see the excavation areas and the mosaics. The fortress was pretty cool to climb to the top of and look out over the land....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Pretty cool! This is a site where it was obvious the Jewish folks decided not to fight the Romans as evidenced by a zodiac mosaic on the floor of the synagogue there. Coupled with elaborate art work, the mosaic is worth seeing and studying. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RossM364
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We spent 3 hours and saw only part of the many interesting things in Zippori. We watched two movies in English that explain about the ancient city and about one of the synagogues that were there. The house of Yehuda Hanasi is amazing, and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We drove here on our way to Nazareth. I thought we needed to pay entry (or at least national park pass) but no one checked. The first area we got to was like a picnic area with a gift shop. There were many teenagers there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very interesting and informative. Lovely view of the countryside as one can see for ever. Takes time to walk but well worth the visit

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 387patsyk
Reviewed 22 July 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ono O
Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jennett H
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Susan H
15 June 2018|
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Response from Becky W | Reviewed this property |
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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
4 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