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The Old City of Safed

The City, Safed, Israel
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“art galleries” (29 reviews)
“old city” (88 reviews)
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The City, Safed, Israel
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"art galleries"
in 29 reviews
"old city"
in 88 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 9 reviews
"mountain top"
in 4 reviews
"upper galilee"
in 7 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 4 reviews
"holy cities"
in 7 reviews
"few hours"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 5 reviews
"street food"
in 3 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 3 reviews
"mystical place"
in 3 reviews
"amazing town"
in 3 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 3 reviews
"sea of galilee"
in 4 reviews
"on foot"
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"the main street"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

top top place in israel so nice so beautiful so much fun has everything u need in one place. go try it out

Thank m3221917
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

An excellent place of biblical history and miracles. A must for any visitor who looks for our spiritual roots

1  Thank Luis Fernando G
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Explore the old city -s winding cobblestone streets, stairs, alleys and buildings that house ancient structures synagogues, restaurants, and lots of art galleries with Judaica and modern art in every medium. picturesque, spellbinding, amazing

1  Thank Phyllis C
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

On a recommendation, we made Safed our base for exploring the Galilee region. It was a mistake. The town is located on a hill, and although that makes for gorgeous views, driving up two evenings in a row was seriously dangerous, especially the evening when...More

1  Thank Zin C
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

from Mt. Meron (Jarmaq) to zive valley . nice tour for hiker how want to enjoy the ecotourism and history . the hike start from +986 m above the sea leave to the Mediterranean sea

Thank ourfootstep c
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

There are many art gallarys worth to see and price range is wide, I brought my main soverniro there.

1  Thank tammyhan
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Safed is in a lovely hilltop setting with nice views of the surrounding area, and the old part of town has an old-world charm of narrow stone streets and buildings with some artists galleries and studios and a few small historical synagogues. But in my...More

1  Thank RobertMB1506
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Safed, or more accurately in the Hebrew Tz'fat, is a city whose heart is ancient and whose winding streets can confuse the first time visitor but undoubtedly each visitor finds something special to bring home. We have visited Tz'fat several times over the years. We...More

1  Thank Bezalel_Schendowich
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We preferred Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, but if you're heading up north, Safed is worth a brief visit. It is religious and consdiered an artistic community, but it's a bit touristy.

Thank NYCGal2010
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Was there 2 times in my life and I want to come again. Almost every house has blue doors, a lot of steps in the town - nice shops and a lot of orthodox people live there

Thank GittiGrimm
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Nearby Restaurants
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.06 km away
Cafe Monitin
54 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Olive Tree Fine Art Gallery
66 reviews
.20 km away
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.20 km away
The Ashkenazi HaAri Synagogue
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.06 km away
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Prof_KP
1 June 2017|
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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
In few hours you have you can do plenty! The old city is very easy and fascinating to navigate. You will likely visit a few galleries. Olive tree gallery is a good starting point. They gladly offer explanations and guidance... More
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Suzman-Tamar
12 March 2017|
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Response from abtourisrael |
Hey. The best place to park in the city of Safed, free of charge. Municipal parking lot located near the Saraya building. Their name down on foot toward Jerusalem Street, and the old city with synagogues and galleries. Old... More
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Sharonrose98
13 April 2016|
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Response from LJPerlis | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Safed a number of times, and each time we explore on our own, going into and out of galleries, museums, restaurants, etc. If you are in search of something specific, you can ask for help/guidance in most... More
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