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Beit Shearim

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Another Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site Gem

This unique 2,000 years plus old settlement and necropolis provides an amazing insight into life... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LondonTraveller848
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London, United Kingdom
An interesting site from the Mishna period full of caves- great for a family historic tour

We went with four kids in different ages to tour the site, the younger kids found a lot of interest... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Efrat6
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Off Road No. 75 and No. Road 722, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This unique 2,000 years plus old settlement and necropolis provides an amazing insight into life over 2,ooo years ago. I have never seen anything like this elsewhere. Mainly a network of caves used as necropolis and some remains of the settlement, including a beautiful ancient...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went with four kids in different ages to tour the site, the younger kids found a lot of interest in the stories behind the caves and the bar rial habits of that time. You can buy for 10 shekels an interactive work book that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I had no idea where I was going when I entered. This place is a must-see for anyone with archeological interests. Easily accessible and immersed in nature it this ancient settlements, remains of the burial sites, a synagogue, and an oil press can be seen....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

In my youth, I was part of the excavation of this special site, where we found a giant glass block estimated to be about 5 Tons of glass, as the people who were berried there, were the richest of the time and the most important...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Amnon C
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The Necropolis of the Galilean and the whole Jewish world in the 2nd-4th century CE when the Galilee was the center of Jewish life in the Holy Land. Nice place, good maintained.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Bet Shearim Park is a nice archaeology park site, with ancient, decorated tomb caves, old city gate and olive press. the site runs guided tours that tells the spacial story of the place. There are plenty of nice shaded sitting places and green lawn.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Nice place to visit , many historic items both above and underground surrounded by green. would recommend to visit for at least a couple of hours .

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Parkland is beautiful. Excavations are shocking. Tombs and sarcoughogus' are intricate and plentiful. Amazing place to spend a hour or two.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

A huge ancient cemetery with endless numbers of sarcophaguses. So many things you can learn from the writing and the decorations on almost each one of them. One of a lifetime experience!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This place is awesome! It is full of catacombs and tombs, quite well preserved. You can walk into a few of the biggest caves and some of the smaller ones, and see the tombs. Some are very elaborately engraved, and in very good shape. This...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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