Rabbi Akiva was the spiritual leader of Shimon Bar-Kokhva, who led a rebellion against the Romans ithe years 132-135 CE.
Rabbi Akivah was executed by the Romans in Caesarea , and yet by local Jewish tradition his burial place is in Tiberias.
|Rabbi Akiva on Wikipedia|
|“Tomb of Rabbi Akiva” on Google Maps|
Points of Interest in the Area
|“Tomb of Maimonides”|
|“Tomb of the Matriarchs”|
|Tomb of Rachel, Tiberias|