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Tiberias

Tiberias, Israel
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Tiberias
Type: Historic Sites
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I love Tiberias. It is a town of character and its location is beautiful on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It is nice to go for a walk in the evenings to observe everything and the ways of the Israelis.

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houston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Recently booked a private boat tour with Galilee Sailing in Tiberias. David- excellent english- was informative, funny and played happy music for us (as he is a musician as well). Highly recommend using them either private or with a group. Joey and David - brothers- own company and can be reached at email: joey@galileesailing.com or 972-50-9397000 (Joey's mobile).

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Tokyo, Japan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Laced with ruins and history, Tiberias draws crowds from various parts of Israel and the world. You will see everything from the conservative orthodox to modern day dress and traditions. Like any resort, it is crowded and noisy, except on the Sabbath which begins just before sunset on Friday until Saturday evening. Don't count on finding many, if any, open... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
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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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13 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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