Imagine a magnificent medieval city high in the mountains, streets terraced into the hillside, stone buildings dating to the 1500s and before, water collected in 45 meter deep cisterns, once the center of Jewish mysticism now known as a thriving artists’ colony. No need to imagine: that’s Tsfat.
Having arrived after dark we had to wait until morning to appreciate the view. But what a view!:
The hotel used to be a Turkish inn, and the art about town was unbelievable. Something amazing at every turn:
We finally had an opportunity for shopping actually built into the program. The stated aim was to help the struggling economy of Tsfat; all I can say is that we did our part: