Beth-Shearim was a Jewish town in Roman and Byzantine times.
It was mostly famous for being the burial of Rabbi Judah “the prince”, who codified the Mishnah.
Its possible location was re-discovered in the modern times, and is part of the biggest Jewish necropolis in Israel.
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Points of Interest in the Area
Go for a Virtual Stroll in front of the Catacombs of Beth-Shearim!