Tiberias: Majestic & Moving Attractions to Visit

August 21st 2016

Tiberias is one of the four holy cities of Israel, and simply entering the city limits one can actually feel its prominence. From mystical magic to natural beauties, Tiberias will capture your heart and admiration in an instant. Take a look at some of the hottest attractions in the area.

Tiberias Hot Springs

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Possibly the most well-known tourist spots in Tiberias is the hot springs that shoot up from the ground at 140 degrees! Indulge in a mineral-rich pampering treatment compliments of Mother Nature herself.

Park & Go!

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With all the water, greenery, and wildlife surrounding you, it’s no surprise that Tiberias has some stunning national parks. While in the area, be sure to check out the Jordan River, Belvoir, Korazim, and Maayan National Parks. Each one has something spectacular that nature lovers will revel in experiencing like the hydro-powered mill (near the Jordan River), some fascinating archeological carvings and sites at Korazim, the mythical fountain of strength at Maayan National Park, the ancient crusader fortress in Belvoir, and the naturally-heated 3-pool phenomenon of Gan HaShlosha.

She’an Nights

Watch as this audiovisual display lights up the Bet She’an night sky in a spectacular presentation that brings you through thousands of years of history in a most captivating way.

 

Grave Matters

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Israel is one of the few places in the world where visiting gravesites is an accepted, and even expected, activity for the average vacationer. From Christians to Bahai and Jews, Israel holiday goers connect to their ancient roots by paying their respects, praying to, and visiting the graves of the most prominent members of their religion.

Well Tiberias is home to some of the most visited gravesites. Buried beneath the cobblestones of Tiberias memorials are significant rabbis including Maimonides, Rebbe Meir, and the Shelah.

Additionally, the tomb of many significant women in Jewish history are located in Tiberias, particularly Rachel, Rebbe Akiva’s wife, Tzipporah, wife of Moses, Elisheva, wife of Aaron, and Bilha and Zilpa, two of the four wives of Jacob. These are all must-visit spots, especially for women looking for a truly meaningful trip in which they connect with strong female personalities of the past.

Of course, if you aren’t the active type, then there is nothing more magical than taking a cruise along this majestic waterworks to get a full panoramic view of the Sea of Galilee. Let your knowledgeable guide fill you with interesting tid-bits about the area, as the views and sensations thrill you to the core. Wherever you go in Tiberias, this is one Israeli city that needs to be at the top of your to-do list.


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