Mount Tabor, Kfar Tavor

4.7
#3 of 17 in Nature 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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  • Mount Tabor is one  of the highest points in the area and offers stunning views plus it is as significant religious site. This is the place of the Transfiguration of Christ. The climb is too much...  more »
  • Great views from all points, beautiful architecture of this holy sight. Spend time walking the grounds here. Kind of a pain waiting for the smaller bus to take you up the Mountain.  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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