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The Alma Cave

Caves, challenge and mystery enthusiasts will absolutely find here, deep underground, what they are looking for. The Alma Cave, located to the north of Safed and near the small community of Alma, is considered to be one of the deepest in Israel. In order to add a mysterious flair, one should know that in Arabic the Alma Cave is called "the Abyss Cave”. Also, according to an ancient legend it was through the Alma Cave that the Jews who were exiled into Babylon came back into the Land of Israel from their captivity (thus it is also called the "Babylonian Cave”). In any event, the Alma cave spreads over half a kilometer and has many stalactites. At its bottom one can find a small spring. The Alma Cave includes passages and tunnels which require a good physical shape, a flashlight and a map of the cave (and even more important, a guide or a local who knows the cave well). It is recommended to take a good quantity of water with you as the trek may take several hours.
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