Mount Tabor is a famous landmark in the lower Galilee, not far from Nazareth. In the Old Testament it is mentioned in a pivotal battle between the Israelites and the Canaanites (Judges 4). By Christian tradition Mount Tabor is identified as the site of the “Transfiguration” of Jesus (Luke 9:28-36).
Besdies the breathtaking panoramic view from its top, on the top of the mountain one can visit a Catholic and a Greek-Orthodox church, both commemorating the transfiguration.
My Friends, Sergio and Rhoda, Presenting Mount Tabor / Mount of Transfiguration
In the Hebrew Bible ( Joshua, Judges), Mount Tabor is the site of the Battle of Mount Tabor between the Israelite army under the leadership of Barak and the army of the Canaanite king of Hazor, Jabin, commanded by Sisera. In Christian tradition, Mount Tabor is the site of the transfiguration of Jesus.
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Points of Interest in the Area
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Book a Private Tour to Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor is in the the Lower Galilee, and takes about 2 hours to explore.