July 29, 2014     2 Av 5774
Places To Visit In Israel   Museums, theaters, festivals, beaches, hiking, parks, biking, markets
  City: Kiryat Shmona  

Region: Golan & Galilee

Location: Kiryat Shmona is located in the upper Galilee close to the Lebonan border.

Driving Directions to Kiryat Shmona: highway 6 north to highway 65 east, at the end right to highway 85, left at highway 90 north to Kiryat Shoman.
 
Cities/Town Close By: Kfar Blum, Metula, Safed, Har Hermon

Population: approx 25,000
 
Landscape:
Mountains and hills
  
Modern Day:
 Kiryat Shmona is named the "Town of the Eight," after zionist, Joseph Trumpeldor along with seven other defenders were killed in a battle in 1920 at the nearby settlement of Tel Hai. 
   
Near by Parks/Forests:
Hermon Stream (Banias) Nature Reserve, Hula Valley Nature ReserveHurshat Tal National ParkNimrod Fortress National ParkTel Dan Nature ReserveTel Hai, The Iyon (Tanur) Stream Nature Reserve, Kibbutz Misgav Am on the Lebonon border.

Museums: Kiryat Shmona History Museum
 
Shopping Malls: 8 Middle (Center) Mall, Nehamia Mall
  
Activities: Canada Centre in Metula
 
Things to Do:
Hiking, Biking
 
Dining:  click here 
 
Lodging: click here

Links of Interest: Coming Soon (links to other websites)

Places of Interest: Coming Soon (Tels, Forests, Parks, etc.)

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