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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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  • This is my first trip and I was very pleasantly surprised to see street signs. That blows the tradition of getting lost in Tzfat. The Old City is known for its shops and places to eat. The artists are...  more »
  • Beautiful and historical, the friendliest people on the planet live in Safed, food is great there, and the vibes are phenomenal, just bring good sneakers because the steps and hills are endless. 
  • Magical historic city. Be sure to visit the synagogues, the candle factory and browse through the stores which offers a vast array of Judaica. One of the synagogues is where Lechá Dodi was written. Be...  more »