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This place is awesome! It is full of catacombs and tombs, quite well preserved. You can walk into a few of the biggest caves and some of the smaller ones, and see the tombs. Some are very elaborately engraved, and in very good shape. This...More
First class archeological site quite well mantained. Plenty of space to visit and to walk. Caves are stunning and few of them are accessible. Kids will enjoy acting like Indiana Jones...The site is also suitable for picnic and lunches.
Bet She’arim offers a fascinating insight into Jewish history. This is the burial place of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi (compiler of the Mishnah) – buried here about 220 AD. Following this, many others from all over the Middle East were buried here. Great historical signifance. The...More
The title says much-
I love this place and what it represents- so much history and such meaning for the history of the Jewish people.
So why isn't it the major tourist attraction that it deserves to be?
This ancient burial ground of the premier...More
Beit Shearim is a remarkable, historical site that is completely surrounded by a beautiful national park. There are dozens of burial caves to explore and to learn about the various ancient practices of this once-thriving Jewish community.
Beut Shearim, like many other towns un the lower Gallilee area, has been a center of jewish activity after the destruction of the second Temple. The main structures on the old site are the burial caves of many rabbies, most important of which is that...More
Very special place. Great for a hot summer day or a cold rainy one since the underground caves keep permanent nice temperature all around the year. Great exploring and fun for kids and interesting fro adults. A nice visit will take 1-2 hours.