Specializing in Custom Private Tours of Israel and Israel's Lesser Known Tourist Attractions, the Gems.
Specializing in Custom Private Tours of Israel and Israel's Lesser Known Tourist Attractions, the Gems.

Zippori - The Ornament of all of Galilee

Only four miles from Nazareth lies the ancient city of Zippori. It features beautiful mosaics and an elaborate ancient reservoir. Primarily a Jewish city, it became the seat of a Christian bishopric in the 5th century CE. And here, on a hilltop there is a church and a watchtower in memory of Anne and Joachim, the parents of Mary, Mother of Jesus.

 

Zippori National Park is a gem that Israelis frequent. However, it is often overlooked by tourists, including those who visit nearby Nazareth.

 

Not only is this one of the most beautiful archaeological sites it is a place rich in historical significance.

 

Nearby, Moshav Zippori offers visitors a range of activities including horseback riding, jeep rentals, an aqua-plant, a parrot and sheep farm as well as a dairy that specializes in goat milk products.

The combination of ancient ruins and the modern day settlement of Moshav Zippori, in a country setting, offers something for everyone.

 

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