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Tiberias

Tiberias, Israel
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Tiberias
Type: Historic Sites
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The town itself is not much to write about, but the great beaches around the sea, the wonderful food and lovely views of the sea make the stay worthwhile. It has a very nice boardwalk with a audio-visual show which is viewed well especially at evening time with the sea as a backdrop. In addition it is a great launch... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

tiberias is best known because it wraps the sea of galilee,wonderful beaches many restaurants with fresh and authntic food .special structures , unique boutique hotels the city still undergoing renovations i would expect it to be more clean and inviting

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Jerusalem, Israel
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Extreme heat in summer makes it very uncomfortable to walk around the town. Best to visit during the winter months. Plenty of reasonably priced restaurants in the area. There is a pedestrian walkway along Lake Kinneret, but you can only do this in the late evening without melting away.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

tiberias needs a total overhaul,on the journey there was an misleading article from the mayor of tiberias,saying how wonderful histown is.SO UNTRUE.it lacks character,it smells of rubbish as some people are incapable of disposing of their rubbish in the correct way.the promenade is falling apart,the public toilets are disgusting.the music on the promenade loud and horrible.

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Great Neck
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you’re looking for something to do that would give you thrills and chills during your vacation in Israel, try zip-lining and snappling( Israeli version of rappelling) at the Omega Park located in the North of Israel, Manara Cliff, Tzuk Manara around Tiberias. A zip line, called “omega” in Hebrew, is created by suspending a pulley on a cable that... More

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East London, South Africa
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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