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The Kinneret Cemetery

On the surface, a visit to a cemetery does not bode well, but when we are speaking of a place which combines charming views together with historic tales the picture starts to change to the better. Such a place is the Kinneret Cemetery, located opposite of the village of Kinneret, on road number 90. The very well-kept site near the Israeli National Lake of the Sea of Galilee has beautiful old trees which provide not only wonderful shade but also a special aspect to the place. The cemetery is known mainly because of the famous poetess Rachel who asked in her will to be buried here. But there are not a few other famous people buried here as well; many of them are familiar from Israeli history books and names of streets: from Zionist founders, such as Berl Katznelson and Moshe Hess to Dov Borochov, Nachman Syrkin and also Naomi Shemer- Israeli songwriter hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry"- which lived in the adjacent village.
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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
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Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 6 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Drive
Tour Duration: About- 5 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
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