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Zippori National Park

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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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Sepphoris/Tsipori/Zippori - superb mosaic of a woman's head

I'm seen many more Roman mosaics than I can count but the beauty of the woman's head in the the marriage of Dionysius is outstanding - made from the very smallest pieces of stone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm seen many more Roman mosaics than I can count but the beauty of the woman's head in the the marriage of Dionysius is outstanding - made from the very smallest pieces of stone, the subtlety of her complexion amazes. The park in general is well worth a visit. I do wish Israel would standardise the latin script spelling of... More 

Thank WinstonSophie
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some archeological findings suggest that a settlement existed at this site during the First Temple period, but the ruins we see today are from the Roman and Byzantine times. Abundance of beautiful mosaics with the famous Mona Lisa of the Galilee that just jumps into your eyes. It's included in the park pass.

Thank Ron S
Jordan Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Zippori National Park, encompassing the ruins of the ancient Roman and talmudic-era city of Zippori. It is located in the rolling hills of Lower Galilee, west of Nazareth. The Romans named it for the God Zeus & Emperor Caesar. You can stroll down the ancient streets (cardo) & see the beautiful uncovered mosiac floors. As often occurs over the centuries,... More 

Thank ilanastone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Tsippori is well worth a visit. Although the Roman-era ruins are interesting, the main reason to go is to see the finely preserved mosaics, of which there are many. Well worthwhile. This is a good complement to Bet Shean, which has more interesting ruins from the same era, but lacks these spectacular mosaics

Thank nippnsc
Riverdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

One of the more memorable stops along the way from Jerusalem to Tiberius. Excavated ruins of a Talmudic city with beautiful mosaics and a partially restored 4500 seat Roman Theater.

Thank marty3935
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Here is where post-Temple Judaism began. A town which survived the great Jewish revolt, and became a centre of learning after the fall of Jerusalem. Stunning mosaics are a testament of the fusion of Jewish and Roman culture. Only disappointment is the lack of a better display to set the ruins into context. Make sure you see the synagogue and... More 

Thank David Z
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

It is recommended that you spend a few hours here as there is a lot to explore; ancient water system, Mashad pool, the Carob reservoir, a street network, remains of houses/a synagogue and churches, a refurbished fortress and the Roman theater most dating from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Tip: If you are driving and in Israel for a long... More 

Thank Ann B
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place combines a nature walk with an archeological site. Several gorgeous mosaics and some very interesting buildings. Its the Israeli version of Pompeii with less crowds

1 Thank Leah A
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We did not expect such an engaging visit but in the heat our 12 and 10 year old girls lasted over 3 hours without complaint. Fabulous mosaics and the explanations were clear in English as well as Hebrew and Arabic (in parts).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We are lucky to live close by the Zippori National Park. We have been following the findings at this impressive site since the previous century. The mosaics at the roman villa as well as the ones outside are stunning and give a good impression of life at ancient times. Whenever we have guests from abroad or from other areas in... More 

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