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Safed (“Tsfat” in Hebrew) was established as a hugh fort complex by the Crusaders, in the 12th century CE.  The residential area developing around it became in the 16th century an important Jewish Rabbinical center, especially for the study of Kabbalah 

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Yosef Karo Synagogue  represents R. Karo’s important work in Jewish religious law, and two synaogues present the heritage or “Ha’ari Hakadoshwikipedia s.

Today’s old city of Safed is a popular tourist attraction, presenting old local synagogues among many Judaica art galleries.





Safed

Safed ( Hebrew: צְפַת Tsfat, Ashkenazi: Tzfas, Biblical: Ṣǝp̄aṯ; Arabic: صفد‎, Ṣafad) is a city in the Northern District of Israel. Located at an elevation of 900 metres (2,953 ft), Safed is the highest city in the Galilee and in Israel. Due to its high elevation, Safed experiences warm summers and cold, often snowy, winters.



tripadvisor Safed Attractions on Tripadvisor

Points of Interest in the Area

Yosef Karo Synagogue
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Book a Private Tour to the Tsfat / Safed

Tsfat / Safed is in located in the Upper Galilee. It is a 3 hours drive from Tel-Aviv, and takes about 1-3 hours to explore.

Since I only offer full day tours, I recommend to contact me for a proposal of a full day tour of Galilee, that will also include Tsfat / Safed.