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The Old City of Safed, Safed

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Explore the narrow cobblestone streets of The Old City of Safed, nestled on a hilltop and known for its numerous old synagogues. Enjoy the city's temperate, mountain climate as you admire historic buildings and ruins, stroll the labyrinthine, winding paths, or relax in a charming cafe. The small town is home to a famous artists' quarter, where you can visit an array of galleries, browse jewelry and craft shops, and get some authentic souvenirs to take back home. To visit The Old City of Safed on your holiday in Safed, and find out what else Safed has to offer, use our Safed holiday planner.
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  • From the history of the Scholars and original inhabitants, to the modern-day art galleries this place is attractive to almost all walks of life.  more »
  • This quaint mountain top village is a prime destination for anyone who wants to spend a relaxing day among artists, interesting shops and great food . This was our first visit to this much recommended...  more »
  • We enjoyed our afternoon here. There are lots of stairs in this town. Be careful because they can be quite slick. Lots of lovely artist shops throughout and the architecture itself is quite artistic. ...  more »