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The Fortress Garden in Safed (Tzfat)

The beautiful and ancient Fortress Garden is situated on one of the highest points in the city of Safed (Tzfat). Located at the height of 850 meters above Sea Level, the Safed Fortress Garden provides a comprehensive experience: it offers a beautiful lookout toward the surroundings of the city, as well as of the Galilee area, well-kept gardens and lawns, tall trees and archeological remains from various periods in history. This is because this place was settled already two thousand years ago, during the time of "The Great Revolt” of the Jews against the Romans. Later on a magnificent Crusader Fortress was built here, with some of its remains still preserved to this day. It is interesting to know that this well guarded fortress was surrounded by no less than three stone walls. At this site one can spend a long enjoyable hour. There is also a monument here in memory of the Jewish fighters who fell while defending the city of Safed during the Israeli War of Independence in 1948. It is possible, and even recommended, to visit the trail which passes by the ancient remains.
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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
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Address: Safed
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