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Tiberias

Tiberias, Israel
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Tiberias
Type: Historic Sites
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East London, South Africa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Tiberius is not a holy site as such for a pilgrim but it is ideally situated for anyone visiting the northern part of the Holy Land. The town itself is steeped in history and many of the old ruins look even older as they are constructed with black rocks. There are many restaurants, hotels, guesthouses and shops. The shore areas... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We had made some bad experience with taxi drivers when we entered Israel at the Jordan River crossing on a Saturday. There was only one driver and he overcharged us for the trip from the border to Tiberias (400 shekel!). The fare should have been around 200 to 250 shekel, but since he was the only driver on a Shabat... More

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I enjoyed walking near the sea and the old ruins but walking by the shops was not as pleasant. There are some very modern shops next to trailer shops. On the floor near the trailer shops, there were many cockroaches. It was really dirty and disgusting. I would suggest wearing full running shoes if you decide to walk in this... More

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Crete, Greece
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

There are a few scattered ruins to see here but we used Tiberias as a base to see Nazareth and the biblical sites near to the Sea of Galilee. Tiberias is a resort town for the Israelis and accommodation and eating out is expensive here.

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Mesa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This was our base, and from here we visited the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha and the Mount of Beatitudes. We ate at St. Peter's restaurant and had St. Peter's fish (tilapia) which was good. We also continued to the Golan Heights and Banias, which was interesting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Tiberias is a central location for visiting Christian sites around the Sea of Galilee and it is in easy reach of all in the Golan Heights as well. There are a few sites here that are largely overlooked by a lot of travellers which include Hamat Tiverya and the Doña Gracia museum. It was pleasant being in walking distance of... More

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San Francisco
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208 reviews 208 reviews
92 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The town of Tiberias is a locals hangout. It's a great place to spend one night to see real Israeli families enjoying the night out on the Sea of Galilee. Tiberias doesn't jump out at you with tons of ancient ruins or a magnificent waterfront, but it's a fun little city nonetheless. Food was VERY EXPENSIVE.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

There seems to be a lack of anything to do in Tiberias. There's no really nice walks really close by, there's no real landmarks to visit, nor any bars to go out (except for a few extremely high priced bars at the waterfront). It's a good base camp if you have a car to discover the region, if not, might... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We walked into Tiberias from The Ron Beach Hotel.Not much to it,but has potentialThere are one or two nice eateries and a lovely gallery.Many settlements on the outskirts marr the view, but, it has it's own character

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We spent two nights in Tiberias. It's easy to get around, though it's hilly, and there are plenty of restaurants and shops -- but we never found anything that made us say: We'll come again! Lots of fish restaurants and they tempt you with St. Peter's Fish -- but it's just talapia and you're likely to get a mouthful of... More

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