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History and views

Dating back to the 1948 War of Independence, the Davidka was a vital resource. Today, it's a... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Roz D
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Netanya, Israel
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Beautiful Views and History

Beautiful park in the middle of town where the Israeli army regained control of this strategic... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
ronkav
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Outdoors in public square across from (bullet-hole ridden) former British Police Station that was the scene of a critical battle during Israel's War of Independence, commemorating the brave, greatly-outnumbered Hagannah members who gained control of...more
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Rehov Yerushalayim 33, Safed, Israel
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

The Davidka Memorial is situated at a great lookout -- you can easily see the heart-shaped Har Meron in the distance. The wadi below was the path where the Kabbalists would walk from Tzfat to Rabi Shimon bar Yochai in Meron. Beautiful verse as well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Dating back to the 1948 War of Independence, the Davidka was a vital resource. Today, it's a pleasant square, (not square) at the top of Yerushalayim Street, just before it starts going down again. Various historical signs give tourists historical insights. In two languages The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Located in the middle of town this is a beautiful park with a major history and story of survival. You can listen to the audio tour on the side while munching on amazing falafel and pizza from nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Beautiful park in the middle of town where the Israeli army regained control of this strategic point with amazing views of mountain line. The place also has an audio recording to learn the history and beautiful stone seats and benches.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ronkav
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The davidka from israel indipandance war The square is nice to seat and relax after tour in the market And from here to the west wall

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Itzik L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A public square commemorating the brave battle fought by the (badly-outnumbered) Hagannah forces seeking to retain control of the historically Jewish and strategically important city of Safed at the start of the War of Independence. The departing British handed control of the city's strongholds, like...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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