Mount Tabor, Kfar Tavor

4.7
#3 of 29 in Parks in Galilee Region
Mentioned many times in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, Mount Tabor draws pilgrims and tourists with its rich religious and historic background, as well as its scenic views of the valley. Many Christians consider this the site of Jesus' transfiguration, while for Jewish people it represents the battleground where the Israelite judge Deborah defeated the army of Jabin. The hill features a Franciscan basilica, a Greek Orthodox sanctuary, some Roman ruins, and the remains of 13th-century Crusader towers and walls. Two hiking trails lead to its top, where you may meet some local hang gliders about to launch. Take a look at our Kfar Tavor vacation maker tool to schedule your visit to Mount Tabor and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Mt. Tabor is accessible by shuttle van up a long, narrow winding road. It is several miles of twists and turns from the shuttle van stop to the parking lot at the top of the mountain. The road and...  more »
  • The Church on Mt Tabor honors the transfiguration of Jesus, is extremely popular and is accessed through a shuttle bus system. My focus here is for the amateur photographer. First, it is crowded at.....  more »
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  • Really beautiful, beautiful church at the top of it, just consider that you MUST use a car to get there.
  • Its like a dream to walk where Lord Jesus walked I've been there in May 29th 2018 and very blessed to be there£

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