The “Horns of Hattin” is an extinct volcano with two peaks, located in the lower Galilee, some 5 km west of Tiberias. On July 4th 1187 CE Saladin defeted at this site a Crusader force headed to Tiberias, a victory that led to a re-conquest of the Holy Land by the Muslims.
In recent years Mediavel history fans assemble and reanact the battle at the site, every year on July 4th.
My Friends, Sergio and Rhoda, Visiting Horns of Hattin on July 4th..
The Horns of Hattin ( Hebrew: קרני חיטין, Karnei Hittin Arabic: قرون حطين, Qurûn Hattîn) is an extinct volcano with twin peaks overlooking the plains of Hattin in the Lower Galilee, Israel. Kurûn Hattîn is believed to be the site of the Battle of Hattin, Saladin’s victory over the Crusaders in 1187.
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“Horns of Hattin” is in the lower Galilee, 10 km West of Tiberias . It is about 1.5 hours drive north of Tel-Aviv, and takes about 1 hours to explore.