This page summarizes the sites that are reviewed in the region of Beit-Kerem and the municipal area of Karmi’el.
This page is a sites gallery of the region of Beit-Kerem, a region in the north side of the Lower Galilee. These sites are located inside and around the valley of Beit-Kerem and in the area of the city of Karmi’el.
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A nature reserve on the south-western edge of Beit-Kerem valley. It is centered around a hill with a unique double-hump form with an ancient fortress on top of it.
A nature reserve on the western edge of Beit-Kerem valley, with a cluster of caves with remains from prehistoric settlements.
Ruins located on a small hill on the north-west side of Karmi’el. This was probably one of the Byzantine monasteries in the area.
Ruins of a Byzantine monastery located on a small hill on the north-west side of Karmi’el.
Ruins of a Byzantine monastery, located in an archaeological park in the west side of Karmi’el.
Ruins of a Byzantine monastery, located on a hill in the center of Karmi’el. Initial excavations revealed rooms, oil press and chapel on top of the small hill.
A Byzantine fortified village located on a high hill on the east side of Karmi’el. This was the most important sites in the area.
Ruins of a Byzantine monastery located on a high hill on the east side of Karmi’el.
One of the prettiest cities in Israel, located in the heart of Beit-Kerem. During Byzantine period a center of many monasteries.
A Holy cave on the cliffs above the northern side of Beit-Kerem. According to Arabic tradition – Elijah’s hiding cave. The Crusaders dedicated it to St. George. A Sheik’s tomb is located at the site.
A Muslim town north of Karmiel. It was a large village during the Hellenistic and Byzantine periods.
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This page was last updated on Aug 24, 2012
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