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Arbel National Park

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Fascinating place

Mount Arbel is a mountain in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel, with high cliffs, views of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Eddie O
Wollongong, Australia
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Fantastic Views of the Sea of Galilee and surrounding area.

This is an Israel National Parks site. I would highly recommend going here first to orient... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Roy H
Rexburg, Idaho
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A vertical cliff towering magnificently over the Sea of Galilee and looking out towards the Golan Heights and Mt Hermon;
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| Kfar Hamam, Tiberias, Israel
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Mount Arbel is a mountain in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel, with high cliffs, views of Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights, trails to a cave-fortress, and ruins of an ancient synagogue. Mt. Arbel sits across from Mount Nitai; their cliffs were created...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is an Israel National Parks site. I would highly recommend going here first to orient yourself to the area. On a clear day, you can see Mount Hermon, and the Golan and all of the sites where Jesus taught. You can even hike to...More

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Going up here gives an unparalleled view of the whole of the Sea of Galilee. Great point for giving an overview of the area that was the focal point for Jesus's ministry. There's good interpretation and signage; restrooms and refreshments at the car park.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

First, make sure you get there when it is opened. We got there twice, and every time was closed. So, we found a way to enjoy the view of the Sea of Galilee, Golan Hights, and Eastern Galilee - we drove on the site of...More

1  Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 5 May 2018

It is something of a trek to the top; not good for anyone who has difficulty walking or climbing. But, for those who do walk up, the reward of the site is great.

1  Thank Sallie L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Looking over the Sea of Galilee at Kinneret Lookout, it’s a must visit if you’re in Tiberias, I personally don’t think it’s as dangerous as what some reviewers made it up to be; children aplenty from 4 make it up and down the slopes. Hike...More

2  Thank kennethkongk
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A taxi dropped us off at the trail head. It was Sunday and not crowded, but we did eventually catch up with several groups of students. There didn't seem to be a way to get a map for the way up so we did have...More

2  Thank Rhianon G
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I had heard about this park from previous visitors, but you have to see it to believe it. The views from the top of the cliffs of Arbel are some of the most fantastic in Israel. This is particularly true when one considers the significance...More

1  Thank J G
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Cool and easy way to spend a day and see nice view over the Sea of Galilee. Different routes offer options for you

1  Thank meeri t
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Our guide took us up to the park. It was an uphill climb but worth it. From the top of the cliff we saw the magnificent view of the valley and the Sea of Galilee. Although we didn’t stay long because the sun was setting,...More

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Donna M
12 September 2018|
Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
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Donna M
12 September 2018|
Response from Dudy D | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes you can. There may be a place that you will find it hard, if it was to climb from Migdal area to the top of the mountain. But if you go from the other side. with your bus, that will take you straight up to the place... More
Lindsay T
3 May 2018|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
27 shekels entrance fee, if I remember - standard across all Israeli national parks! We dudn’t realise there was a top entrance! It is quite a cl8mb