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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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  • השקט והשלווה, הנוף הפסטורלי, המבנים העתיקים והמחודשים, הסימטאות והילדים הקטנים... הכל נשאר כל כך אותנטי, אבל גם כל כך עכשווי... ואולי יותר עכשווי מהמקומות המודרניים. כי דווקא עכשיו צריך מקומות כאלו, מ...  more »
  • The old town is, indeed, very original. Very many diverse art galleries. It was interesting to peek into workshops, communicate with the artists personally.
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  • It's so peaceful and beautiful. If you love art, you should go there, if you love Jewish culture, you should visit it! I am not quite sure if there is a hotel, but I think it worth a whole day time st...  more »