Beit She’arim Cave

The Beit She’arim Cave  was discovered by accident by the watchman Alexander Zaïd in 1936. Beit She’arim is an archeological site of a Jewish town and necropolis. It was discovered by the watchman Alexander Zaïd, who was guarding the lands of the Jewish National Fund. It was immediately excavated by Benjamin Mazar and Nahman Avigad. Map.

  • Near Kirjat Tiw’on, between Haifa and Nazareth. Off routes 75 and 722, between Hashomrim and Hatishbi junctions.
  • Open:  April to September daily 8-17. October to March daily 8-16.
  • Rabbi Judah Hanasi and Syrian Jewry caves only after appointment.
  • Fee:  Adults NIS 18, Children NIS 8, Pensioners NIS 9. Groups: Adults NIS 15, Children NIS 7.
  • Israel Nature & National Parks Protection Authority. Tel: 972-4-983-1643

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