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The City, Safed, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Safed old city, is a beautiful place to visit. As Safed being one the most important religious cities in Israel, you will find there very old synagogues, kabalah centre(s) and lots of graves of famous rabbies in the direct surrounding area. The artist colony also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old City of Safed is a blend of art, historic synagogues, and stone dwellings, all wrapped in an aura of Jewish mysticism. In general the residents are very kind - it takes a special type of soul to choose to live in this ethereal...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to go to Safed because of its importance to the history of ancient mystic Judaism as well as home to some very fine artists. It is on the side of a hill so be ready to walk up and down stairs. We loved...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guesthouse is absolutely stunning, and the host- Joy- is the loveliest, most welcoming lady you'll ever meet! My husband and I love Tsfat, and staying the night at this guest house made our stay there extra special. The location is bomb- it's close to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank avitaliiii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drove north since I had some time to spare and needed something to do. I know that people actually tour Safed but that wasn’t my intention. What I can say is the drive from Tel Aviv is excellent. They are in the process of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Located near the Sea of Galilee, the old city of Safed has many interesting people, businesses, ideas and a lifestyle that is uniquely its own. Stay for a few days and enjoy the town, find a guide who will show you all the hidden beauty.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is such a magical and spiritual city buzzing with transplanted people from all over the world seeking a higher plain of being spiritually....through art, food, prayer. WOW!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rpat0427
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This old city has many charming art galleries, wine tasting spots, and Kabbalah center. We enjoyed seeing many bar mitzvah celebrations as their groups walked the narrow streets behind musicians. This is s great place to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank evanses5
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Room, location, host just perfect. Best experience. Family trip northern Israel Full 5 star boutique hotel

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Safed, or Tzfat as it's called in Hebrew, is a jewel of a town located high in the hills of Israel's Galilee region. The old city of Tzfat, with its unique art galleries, historic synagogues, and traditional Middle Eastern architecture is a must-see in any...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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1 June 2017|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
In few hours you have you can do plenty! The old city is very easy and fascinating to navigate. You will likely visit a few galleries. Olive tree gallery is a good starting point. They gladly offer explanations and guidance... More
11 March 2017|
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Response from abtourisrael |
Hey. The best place to park in the city of Safed, free of charge. Municipal parking lot located near the Saraya building. Their name down on foot toward Jerusalem Street, and the old city with synagogues and galleries. Old... More
12 April 2016|
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Response from LJPerlis | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Safed a number of times, and each time we explore on our own, going into and out of galleries, museums, restaurants, etc. If you are in search of something specific, you can ask for help/guidance in most... More