"Tiberias" Tiberias by Jackiekg

Tiberias Travel Guide: 88 reviews and 330 photos

Tiberias was founded in 19 AD and has a population of 37,700. It is located on the western shores of the Sea of Galilee. 152 km / 95 miles from Jerusalem; 134 km / 83 miles from Tel Aviv.
Interesting fact: Named in honor of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, 14-37 AD, the city was built by Herod Antipas, the son of King Herod. In its early years Tiberias was a popular Roman resort town with hot springs and bath houses.

  • Last visit to Tiberias: May 2004
  • Intro Written May 2, 2004
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  • July2's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2008 at 5:42 PM

    I've enjoyed brief stays at Ginnosar and love it there. I hope to attend the festival one day! Louisa

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2004 at 9:06 PM

    Excellent pages. I have wonderful memories of my short stay in Tiberias several years ago. Stephen

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