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The Circassian Museum

Hanlasha | Kfar Kama, Kfar Kama 15235, Israel
+972 50-585-7640
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Fascinating place that is easy to overlook

My family groaned when I told then that our itinerary up North included a stop at a cultural and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
IndigoGrrl
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Israel
Very interesting!

The Circassian Museum is definitely worth visiting. The local guide was wonderful and shared his... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
33traveler2010
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 days ago
“Fascinating place that is easy to overlook”
6 May 2017
“Very interesting!”
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Hanlasha | Kfar Kama, Kfar Kama 15235, Israel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family groaned when I told then that our itinerary up North included a stop at a cultural and ethnographic museum, but this was the highlight of our trip! Located in the quiet Circassian village of Kfar Kama near Mount Tavor, the Circassian Museum showcases...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Circassian Museum is definitely worth visiting. The local guide was wonderful and shared his in-depth knowledge and love for the Circassian heritage and customs. It was an interesting way to learn about the Circassians.

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The museum is small but shows the history and lifestyle of the Circassian people. The entire village is populated by this special people who are distributed all over the world but keep their traditional habits and heritage. The explanations by the local guides are excellent...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The museum is small but very intersting showing the habits and life of this special people. You get good explanations from the local guides which are extremely friendly. The big surprise was a short beautiful dance show . The circassian cheese sold at the entrance...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

This a small,and modest musum in the center of the village about 135 years old,Kfar Kama was built by the Circassian transferd from Southern Russia -Tajikistan by the Ottoman Empire,Today about 4000 people live and keep their heritage music,dances,uniforms and habits,All those are shown in...More

Thank airport2015
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This is very unique village with unique history. Previous rewievers wrote a lot abot this place. We have been at Tabaor (Tavor or as in orthodox tradition Favor) were happened Matthew 17:1-9. From this mountain it's about 10-15 minutes on the car to arrive to...More

Thank Alena S
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

I only heard about this place when my wife visited this on a group tour with her workplace, finally had a chance to go with the kids. It's a fascinating story beggining with a movie and then guided tour in the museum. The museum itself...More

1  Thank love2travelroadtrip
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Kfar Kama is home to the Sunni Moslem Circassian Community in israel's Galilee area right near Mt. Tabor. They are not Arabs; they are Circassians from the Circasis (?) Mountain who were displaced by the Russians in one of their conquests in the 20th century...More

Thank toesl
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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

A few years ago we visited the very humble but interesting heritage center. Last week I visited again and was amazed to see that the humble museum had moved into an impressive former flour mill. The lecture, video presentation and museum tour was the highlight...More

1  Thank Harold J
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

We went to Kfar Kama to know new people. There is a film and a thrilling lecture about people with heritage of thousands years who beautifully restore their costumes, but live and donate to the country they live in. We learn to know and respect...More

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