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Address: 4 kilometers east of Hamovil junction | (on Route 79 between Hamovil junction and Nazareth), Zippori, Israel
Phone Number: 06 656-8272
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Great archeology

This is an important, historical site with great ruins. It is a bit less known but worth it a visit. The mosaic floors were amazing, bring a camera for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This is an important, historical site with great ruins. It is a bit less known but worth it a visit. The mosaic floors were amazing, bring a camera for sure.

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Haifa, Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited this national park few times already and it's always amazing . after you entered the park their are several attractions : on entrance a movie ,after that you're going back in time - central Roman pedestrian , Roman market , old synagogue ,amazing wide villa and Citadel that gives you panoramic view . also their is a horses... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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21 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This site is very nice and interesting to visit. Several roman villas and lots of beautiful ancient mosaics. The aqueducts are also very interesting, the place is beautiful to visit but YOU NEED A TORCH because you can go underground to walk the original tunnel. If you are claustrophobic you shouldn't try because in a group you wont be able... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The place is rather beautiful on top of the mountain with a good view on the surrounding. The Mosaics are worth seeing. The city layout is well preserved especially the roads and the theater. Worth a visit

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Haifa, Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stunning mosaics and archeological findings from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Pity no English speaking tour but an interesting short English movie presentation is available on request at the curio shop for no extra charge. Also a fun walk through the underground water tunnel. Worth a visit.

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Beit Shemesh, Israel
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was very happy to visit Zippori National park, an important and significant archaeological site from the time of the Talmud and the Roman occupation of the land. The excavations are impressive- the revealed mosaics are especially worth it. There is a lot to see. It is well preserved. There is a fair amount of walking, but it is not... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Impressive mosaics excavated from Roman homes and buildings. Paths with herbs along the way and signs with quotes from the Mishnah. Actors in period costumes demonstrating crafts and exchanging ideas current to the time period. The famous redactor of the Mishnah lived in Zippori and is honored in this park.

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

One of the most exciting places to visit in the Galilee. There are lots of mosaics dated to the Roman Empire era as well as town streets and other home elements. Do not miss the Nile house, Dionysus house and the synagogue. There is also a nice view from the top of the Crusaders fort. During last year the place... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Tzippori National Park and Archeological Site, Tzippori was described by the first century C.E. Jewish historian, Josephus Flavius, as "the ornament of all Galilee." The city got its name from the Hebrew word "tsipor" (bird) because the view from the town gives one a sense of flying. Even after the seat of the Sanhedrin was moved to Tiberias, Zippori remained... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've lived in Israel 30 years and only got to see this historical site this week. Zippori is layered history, starting before the Roman conquest up to Crusader times. It has the best in situ mosaics I've seen (most mosaics are scooped up and only shown in museums, where you totally miss the context of the artistic endeavor in its... More 

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