Maimonides Legacy Center
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Maimonides Legacy Center operates the visitors’ center that is located near Maimonides tomb. In the visitors’ center you can see Maimonides’s fascinating life and his spiritual splendid legacy using different means.
The Mothers Tomb
According to tradition are buried side by side Yoheved, Aharon’s mother, Miryam Moses’ sister and his wife Tzipora. The tomb is near King Solomon Hotel in Hashomer Street. To this tomb come women who want to give birth to a child.
Rabbi Meir’s Tomb
R. Meir was one of the most known sages in the fourth generation of Tanaim, one of the leaders after Bar Kochva Revolt. The tomb is located at the southern entrance to Tiberias. The synagogues at place are from the 19th century.
Hamat National Park
Located in the southern entrance to Tiberias. On site were found the remenants of an ancient city named Hamat that includes a beautiful mosaic floor from the 4th century, 17 healing springs and a splendid Hamam named after King Solomon.
Dona Gratzia Complex
The complex includes a number of historical buildings. At the end of the street is the first Tiberian hotel built in 1886. After that is Yaskil Gallery, Bet Hasaria with a big arch in the front. On the right there is a long basalt building.
The Ancient Walls of Tiberias
These walls were built at the 18th century by Sheikh Dahar El Omar. The wall was ruined in an earthquake at 1837 and was partly reconstructed. According to tradition, the remnants of a synagogue are buried under the church’s complex.
An extinct volcano that at its bottom was the famous battle in 1187 in which the Crusaders lost for Sallah a- Din’s army. This defeat symbolizes the end of the Crusade regime in Israel.
Maimonides- one of the greatest Jewish thinkers in all ages. On both sides of his tomb are 14 columns, that represent his work Mishne Torah. The tomb is in a red metal construction symbolizing the fire that ran through his body.
St. Peter Church
A catholic church built in the 11th century, the time of Tiberias’ conquest by the Crusaders. The church is dedicated to St. Peter which is Shimon Bar Yona, one of the fishermen in the Sea of Galilee that was anointed as Jesus’s heir.
The Jews’ Yard
The Jews’ Yard is located on the path between El Bahri Mosque and Sheraton Hotel and serves as a witness to the Jewish community in the past and present.