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Galilee Jewish Heritage Tour From Tel Aviv
"We’ll start from visiting Tzipori one of the most exciting national parks in Israel. We’ll walk through the well-preserved Roman streets to visit houses and villas of Jewish nobility lived here 18 hundreds years ago. We’ll stroll down the Roman Main Street to the Nile House where gorgeous mosaic depicts the Nile River Festival. And just nearby – the Amazonas – full of fierce energy and ready to fight. Another highlight is the “Mona Lisa of Galilee” with her enigmatic smile created with hundreds of small stones in dozens of natural shades she peers out from the distant past. We’ll visit the sixteen hundred years old Synagogue which mosaics still full of life tell us the Biblical story in dynamical pictures flourishing with color and life. And finally
From $670.00
 
Galilee Christian Tour
"Visit major Holy Places for the Christians in the Galilee Mountains where Christ spent most of His Life on Earth.On our way we’ll start from driving through the Galilee to visit Nazareth. This relatively small city is the cradle of Christianity where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ had lived. We’ll start our tour from visiting the Church of the Annunciation at the traditional site of Mary’s home. Here it is believed the archangel Gabriel told Mary that she would become the mother of the Son of God. One next stop is The St. Joseph Church
From $750.00
 
Galilee Christian Tour
"Visit major Holy Places for the Christians in the Galilee Mountains where Christ spent most of His Life on Earth.On our way we’ll start from driving through the Galilee to visit Nazareth. This relatively small city is the cradle of Christianity where the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ had lived. We’ll start our tour from visiting the Church of the Annunciation at the traditional site of Mary’s home. Here it is believed the archangel Gabriel told Mary that she would become the mother of the Son of God. One next stop is The St. Joseph Church
From $750.00

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The "Nile" building - Dionisyus

Again here with Dionisyus the detail is exquisite and you can almost hear the action in the mosaic. It is hard to imagine the costs that went into placement of mosaics like these. I have seen them...
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The "Nile" building - Egyptian Festival

This photo shows a larger protion of the Egyptian Festival of the Nile. Here in the center you can see the tower used to measure the depth of the Nile. According to how much the Nile river flooded the...
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The "Nile" building, Egyptian Festival - detail

A detail of the head of one of the animals from the Nile Festival mosaic. A mythical relative of a tiger or mountain lion...whatever it is, looks to be fierce, even to the tongue sticking out and the...
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The "Nile" building - Egyptian Festival 1

This is only a small part of the Egyptian Festival of the Nile shown here, the entire floor of a room is covered with this mosaic portraying these animals that were found in the Nile area, or supposed...
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The "Nile" building - Amazons

Her in the Nile building, the diversity of mosaics is fantastic, here you can see the mosaic of the Amazons, a quite vivid depiction of these warrior women. In this particular mosaic they appear to be...
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Zippori geometric designs - 2

This was one of the most beautiful geometric designs we found at Zippori, just trying to imagine the amount of work that went into such a simple thing as a FLOOR....today you can find intricate...
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Zippori geometric designs - 1

Many of the mosaics did not depict people, animals or nature, but rather pure geometric or even mathematical designs...In this picture you can see that someone has poured water on the tiles to bring...
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Roman Villa - small panel

Here in one of the small panels that make up the borders of the larger central piece you will see the same exectution of detail. Even where the stones have lost their original luster over the years...
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Roman Villa - the central mosaic

Here you can see the amazing center piece in the Roman Villa, the pieces used in this work are among some of the smallest I saw. The intricate detail is almost like a photograph and it is only upon...
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Roman Villa - mosaic corner

Here you can see a small corner of the mosaic of the central room of the Roman Villa at Zippori. The villa itself is perched on the highest point in Zippori commanding a view over the surrouning...
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The "Nile" building - Centaur

Another mosaic, here showing a centaur holding some type of bowl or tray over his head. There appears to be some sort of writing on the bowl, maybe someone can tell me what it says.
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Roman Villa - people and animals

In another side panel you can see the details put into the people and the centaur. Full of movement almost bringing them alive for you to enjoy a bit of history "written in stone" before your eyes. ...
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P.O. Box 2318, Nazareth, Galilee, 16000, Israel
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Pob 2606, Nazareth, Israel
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Paulus VI Road, PO Box 2767, Nazareth, Galilee, 16000, Israel
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Old City, near the basilica, Nazareth, Israel
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2015 Mount of Precipice, (formerly Renaissance Nazareth Hotel), Nazareth, Galilee, 16000, Israel
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El Mutran St 5053 / 1, Nazareth, 20086, Israel
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Things to Do Near Zippori

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The Technion College

I have a confession to make. I grew up in a very non-scientific home. My father was a rabbi and a historian. My mother was a teacher of Hebrew and Bible. I was terrible in math and science from the...
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The Port

During the British Mandate period Haifa and its port developed. Sir Frederick Palmer was the British port engineer who chose Haifa as the location for a deepwater port, and the main gate of the port...
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The German Colony

German Colony is a nice district located in front of the lower side of Baha’I Gardens at the foot of Mount Carmel. It was established in 1868 by the German Templers, a protestant sect that tried to...
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"Zippori - Ancient Hasmonean City"
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