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Davidka Memorial

Rehov Yerushalayim 33, Safed, Israel
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History and views

Dating back to the 1948 War of Independence, the Davidka was a vital resource. Today, it's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roz D
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Netanya, Israel
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Located in the middle of town this is a beautiful park with a major history and story of survival... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Pbregman121
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Outdoors in public square across from (bullet-hole ridden) former British Police Station that was the scene of a critical battle during Israel's War of Independence, commemorating the brave, greatly-outnumbered Hagannah members who gained control of the historically-Jewish city after the exiting British handed the police station, and other strategic spots, to the local Arabs determined to drive the Jews from their historic homeland. A fitting memorial with audio presentation and striking visuals.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
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Rehov Yerushalayim 33, Safed, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dating back to the 1948 War of Independence, the Davidka was a vital resource. Today, it's a pleasant square, (not square) at the top of Yerushalayim Street, just before it starts going down again. Various historical signs give tourists historical insights. In two languages The...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Located in the middle of town this is a beautiful park with a major history and story of survival. You can listen to the audio tour on the side while munching on amazing falafel and pizza from nearby.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Beautiful park in the middle of town where the Israeli army regained control of this strategic point with amazing views of mountain line. The place also has an audio recording to learn the history and beautiful stone seats and benches.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The davidka from israel indipandance war The square is nice to seat and relax after tour in the market And from here to the west wall

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

A public square commemorating the brave battle fought by the (badly-outnumbered) Hagannah forces seeking to retain control of the historically Jewish and strategically important city of Safed at the start of the War of Independence. The departing British handed control of the city's strongholds, like...More

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