Zippori National Park, Zippori

Encompassing an ancient city scattered with intricate mosaics, Zippori National Park allows you to access centuries worth of history. Dating back to the Hasmonean period of 2nd century BCE, the city remains a significant archaeological and historical site, including remnants of Roman, Byzantine, Islamic, and Crusader structures. Roam from excavated residential quarters to the ruins of churches, Roman theaters, and ancient water reservoirs. Take the guesswork out of planning a Zippori vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • One of my favorite sites on trip to Israel. Archeologists have just begun to unearth the incredible trove of mosaics, artifacts and history here. And it's a "non-touristy" site, just north of Nazareth...  more »
  • The city of Tzipori (Sepphoris) was founded more than 2,000 years ago, the historical center of Galilee, the capital of one of the tetraria of King Herod. The city saw the Romans, Arabs, Crusaders, Ottomans and gradually fell into decline. Tzifori is almost unknown in the Christian world because it is never mentioned in the Bible, but its role in the history of Israel is very visible. It is now in its place with a national park where archaeological excavations have been carried out. The basis of the exhibition is the buildings of the mountains...
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  • A hidden gem in the north. I would make a trip up there to see the excavation and the amazing mosaic floors. Also have an ancient aqueduct on the site. Allow yourself a few hours to see all. Great views from the top of the Citadel as well.
  • History was never so interesting and vivid. Such a remarkable historical place
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