Pinsteps. Fortress "Safed" (Hebrew "Metzudat Tzfat")

Over the centuries, the fortress was repeatedly built and destroyed by Jews, Romans, Arabs, Crusaders, Mamluks, Turks, and earthquakes. In the center of the fortress stood a 60-meter tower, from which it was possible to control all the nearby trade routes, which gave the city its name “Safed” (from the Hebrew root “tsofe” - to observe). Due to its strategic location, this city was the goal of any conqueror. In the 15-16th century, Safed was the administrative and trading capital of Galilee and the spiritual center of the entire Jewish people. This period is considered the "Golden Age" of the city.

The Task: Safed was the largest crusader fortress in the 13th century in the Middle East. What order of the crusaders did it belong to? Enter the number of the correct answer:

  1. Mamelukes

  1. Templars

  1. Maccabees

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Safed. The Kabbalah Pathways Quest. Path 2.

The Kabbalah Pathways Quest allows you to immerse yourself in the unique and inimitable atmosphere of the holy city of Safed. The mystics lived and worked here. Walking these pathways, you can touch the world of Kabbalah, and the secrets of this extraordinary city, which has its original look and spirit that sets it apart from every other city in Israel. We will visit ancient synagogues in which the great sages of the “Golden Age” prayed and studied the secrets of the Torah. We will go through the artists' quarter, visit the galleries, and find out how the city lives today. To path from milestone to milestone further along with the map in the app, you have to answer a question by choosing the correct answer. The right answer will open the next stop in the application. Tasks - these are the questions on the route on which you should find the right answer. The task does not require its execution quickly and does not carry any competitive elements. For example, you can ask for the correct answer to a question from passing locals. The blue path on the map leads to each subsequent point on the route, while the blue arrow on the map shows your current location. Point the arrow along the blue line to the next stop and go on. Descriptions along the path will help you pay attention to important things.

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Сафед (Цфат), צפת, Safed
Здесь мы собрали для вас интересные факты, а перейдя на Википедию, выберите нужный язык, чтобы узнать больше. כאן ריכזנו עבורך עובדות מעניינות ואם תעברו לויקיפדיה, בחרו את השפה הרצויה למידע נוסף. Here we compiled some interesting facts, and if you click and continue to Wikipedia, pick your language for more information! Сафед (Цфат) - Город мудрости глубокой и знания тайного. Один из четырех священных городов для еврейского народа. Расположен на высоте 900 м над уровнем моря. История города насчитывает более 4000 лет, и впервые упоминается в книге «Иудейская война» Иосифа Флавия (1-й век н. э.), а также в Иерусалимском талмуде. На вершине горы зажигали костры, возвещали о начале месяца и праздников. עיר החכמה ודעת הנסתר. צפת - אחת מארבעת הערים הקדושות לעם ישראל. נמצאת בגובה של כ900 מטר מעל פני הים. צפת בת 4000 שנים ונזכרת בפעם הראשונה על יד יוסף פלביוס (המאה ה-1 לספירה), וכמו כן בתלמוד הירושלמי. על פסגות העיר היו מדליקים מדורות ובכך מודיעים לישובים על חגים וראש חודש. Safed, the city of wisdom and the knowledge of the unknown. It is one of the four holy cities for the Jewish people. The city is 900 meters above sea level. Safed is at least 4000 years old, and it was first mentioned by Flavius Josephus in his book “The Jewish Book”, and later also mentioned in the Jerusalem Talmud. In the old times, big bonfires were lit to celebrate the beginning of each month.
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