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The City, Safed, Israel
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All reviews art galleries old city narrow streets mountain top upper galilee lots of shops holy cities few hours walk around street food walking shoes mystical place amazing town surrounding area sea of galilee on foot the main street
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I drove north since I had some time to spare and needed something to do. I know that people actually tour Safed but that wasn’t my intention. What I can say is the drive from Tel Aviv is excellent. They are in the process of...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the Sea of Galilee, the old city of Safed has many interesting people, businesses, ideas and a lifestyle that is uniquely its own. Stay for a few days and enjoy the town, find a guide who will show you all the hidden beauty.

Thank Efrat K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a magical and spiritual city buzzing with transplanted people from all over the world seeking a higher plain of being spiritually....through art, food, prayer. WOW!

1  Thank rpat0427
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Our stay at the Artists Colony Inn was so pleasant, special and memorable. Susan took care of us and made sure we knew all the best places around! She also picked fresh fruits and herbs from the gorgeous gardens outside for the most delicious snacks,...More

1  Thank Rebekah Rivkah B
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This old city has many charming art galleries, wine tasting spots, and Kabbalah center. We enjoyed seeing many bar mitzvah celebrations as their groups walked the narrow streets behind musicians. This is s great place to spend an afternoon.

2  Thank evanses5
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Room, location, host just perfect. Best experience. Family trip northern Israel Full 5 star boutique hotel

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Safed, or Tzfat as it's called in Hebrew, is a jewel of a town located high in the hills of Israel's Galilee region. The old city of Tzfat, with its unique art galleries, historic synagogues, and traditional Middle Eastern architecture is a must-see in any...More

2  Thank Alan G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Safed is a very old city with lots of jewish history, the birthplace of Kabala (Jewish mystical trend) location of great Rabbies. However, the city was devastated by earthquakes several times during the last 200 years and the present is quite dull and poor. A...More

1  Thank Avi P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great to walk the old city, up and down the stairs. You can feel the sense of the history in the old buildings.

Thank 543abrahamk
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Safed is a must for tourists who like to wander down the Artists Quarter and the suk and explore ancient Synagogues. This place has history wirtten all over it. The climate hot - yet dry is conducive to exploring especially in the shade. BUT beware...More

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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
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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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