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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
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06 656-8272
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Thousands of years of history in one place

A trip though history from the Greek and Roman times, Sanhedrin period and the Islamic and Cruasder periods. The mosaics are outstanding, especially the synagogue floor. Do not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip though history from the Greek and Roman times, Sanhedrin period and the Islamic and Cruasder periods. The mosaics are outstanding, especially the synagogue floor. Do not miss the walk though the underground water system.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're visiting Nazareth, please go see the National Park in Sepphoris (Zippori) nearby. It's amazing to see the remains of this ancient city. Many Biblical scholars believe that Jesus may have spent time in Sepphoris working as it was a more cosmopolitan and wealthy town than Nazareth itself. Here you can still see the mosaics that people had in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a MUST SEE in the north of Israel. The most amazing mosaics that are preserved in Israel. Dozens and dozens of them. Only uncovered in the last few decades! The best Roman remains in the country and some of the best Roman remains in the world! And the uncovered ancient synagogue mosaic here. Breathtaking and historically extremely important.... More 

Thank stephrab
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

On my Bucket List was the mosaics of the 'Mona Lisa of the Galilee' in Tzippori National Park. The advice of tripadvisors, who answered my queries, helped us to realize that experience just 2 weeks ago. This beautifully preserved vast area far exceeded expectations. Though not huge, Mona Lisa took my breath away. The entire park is a treasure to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you’re at all interested in archeology this is a “must” stop. It contains examples for Greek, Roman, Jewish, Crusader and Ottoman civilizations. Many of the mosaics are in covered areas, which is helpful if the day is warm.

Thank CarolnRobb
Hadera, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

As a foreign visitor or as a native visitor, a place you have to visit. Marvelous ancient mosaic works kept in good shape. A nice place to spend 2-3 hours at least.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Tzippori is an ancient city in the lower Galilee, it was once a center of Jewish life. We had a great family time traveling through the beautiful mosaic floors and ancient reservoir. The kids loves the cave that used to lead water to the old city. Recommended.

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is worth a visit. The mosaics found in this site are the best preserved of the area. The site is quite large and I advice to bring a bottle of water with you. The ruins are surrounded by olive trees and mediterrean bushes and overall the atmosphere is touching. The mosaics of the so-called Mona Lisa of the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I LOVED this place. The old synagogue and its mosaic floor is amazing. The movie and its soundtrack moved me to tears. Of all the amazing things in Israel, this was my favourite.

Thank turkkizi34
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It is a bit off the usual places the tourists visit, but in order to understand the Greek-Roman influence in the Galillee, and understand how life went about, you have to visit this site, firstly for the beautiful mosaics uncovered here, secondly, there is still much to be uncovered, and to see the Mona Lisa of the Galilee....it was very... More 

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