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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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Don't miss it - fascinating mosaics!

This was such an amazing place. We walked past the colonnaded main street, and were just wandering down to the right and even with our map seemed to almost stumble upon the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
bret d
Vancouver Island, Canada
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such an amazing place. We walked past the colonnaded main street, and were just wandering down to the right and even with our map seemed to almost stumble upon the intricate mosaic synagogue floor! What a fascinating place! To think this floor was only discovered in the 90's when they were digging the parking lot for the interpretive... More 

Thank bret d
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

If you love mosaics as I do, this is the site for you! You can see the Mona Lisa of the Galilee from the 'Governor's House' atop the hill, walk down to the city to view the House of Orpheus treasures. Across the street is the Nile House with its mysterious mosaics. Walk back up and pause by the Forum... More 

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West Hempstead, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Really impressive ruins in Israel. Shows Greek and Roman influence on the Jews at the time. Do not miss the synagogue (although its a bit of a walk). Also, the mosaics are just outstanding - some of the best I've seen in Israel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

The park during these months has been green and gave pleasant atmosphere where we enjoyed walking the different routes.

Thank Ghadeer N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This should be a world heritage site As you walk down the Cardo, you visit Orpheus house or the Nile House where there are amazing 2,000 year old mosaics, the same in the old synagogue . The ottoman modified crusader fortress dominates the surrounding area - with Nazareth just a few miles away. Abundant nature with wild pomegranate trees and... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

nice walk through the archaeological site. interesting and great 2-3 hours in good air for people who love ancient history

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

One of the most interesting sites in the Lower Galilee for all the mosaics of the various buildings remaining there, particularly the Nile House, the "Mona Lisa" of the Galilee, and the synagogue.A beautiful site, clean, accessible to handicapped. Glorious experience.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

As other reviewers have said, this is a fascinating and beautiful half-day excursion, especially for those who already know Israel fairly well. A few points I'd emphasize: 1. For those who like geography, the ancient town (and current archaeological site) was chosen for hilltop location overlooking two valleys, and it provides a really lovely view of the lay-of-the-land in this... More 

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Minooka, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Zippori National Park is not as well known as many sites in Israel, but it's worth seeing for the repeat traveler. One can see Zippori from Nazareth and vice versa. There can be little doubt that Jesus visited Zippori, and He may even have sold some of his carpentry goods there (my conjecture). The main attraction of Zippori now is... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a beautifully and well kept archeological site, between Haifa and Nazareth, one where excavations are ongoing. The mosaics are magnificent and the history of this city is captivating. It's a great half day trip from Haifa.

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