Kolton Inn

Address: 2 Ohel Ya'acov Street, Tiberias, Galilee, Israel | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 2 Ohel Ya'acov Street, Tiberias, is near Arbel Cliffs.
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Travel Blogs from Tiberias

Jesus' Ministry

A travel blog entry by bwells on Apr 22, 2014

31 photos

... the Jordan River and the spot where Jesus was thought to be baptized instead of getting a boat to go out on the Sea of Galilee (we still might do that tomorrow though). And of course, because I'm at the Jordan River, I had to down the rest of one of my huge water bottles (a liter and a half) so that I could fill it up with water to take back to Gaming with me...Franciscans go crazy over this kind of stuff. We make it back to Tiberias with plenty of time for mass (we ...

A Day Around the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by tckontis on Mar 16, 2014

4 comments, 32 photos

... the Jordan River. Excavations had revealed Roman and Greek temples, showing that the mountain was a sacred place. We then took a fabulous hike along the riverbank towards the ancient city of Caesarea Philippi, which is now known was Banias. The name "Banias" is an Arabic interpretation, which caught on, of the Greek "Panias" because Arabic has no P sound. Phillip was the son of Herod the Great, and named the city after himself ...

Northern Israel

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds on Jan 01, 2014

19 photos

... fall again, and as it slopes down towards the Mediterranean you begin to see evidence of agriculture and denser populations. Most of the population here appears to be Arab, and not wealthy. Eventually you hit Route 6, which is the major north/south artery in Israel, and head north; as you do so the land grows progressively greener and more lush. Tel Aviv can be seen in the distance to the left as you make your way north. At one point we stopped at a rest area ...

The Druze

A travel blog entry by rvenezia on Nov 24, 2013

12 photos

... grave stones, because they believe that the soul never dies. The Druze number between one to two million most of whom live in Lebanon, Syria and Israel. The Druze remain loyal to the state that they reside in and that is why those that live in Israel are extremely loyal to the state. The men all serve in the Israeli army and many are officers. Religious Druze like religious Jews do not have to serve in the army. ur ...

Come Follow Me

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee on Oct 13, 2013

1 comment

... of your baptism. No doubt its a spiritual experience for some, but the sheer commercialism of it bothered me. The place is owned and operated by a Jewish kibbutz, which seems to be profiting handsomely from christian baptisms.


I was grateful that our guide took us to a quiet part of the river where he talked about the meaning of baptism and we read from the scriotures. It was beautiful and peaceful. We ...

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