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I show you the history of Gedera a town built by the Biluim over 130 years ago. The walk takes in the old wine distillery, Levinson House, Mintz House (now the museum), the reconstructed 'Hole of Gedera', the Von Veisel house and explore the first...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
21 Ha-Biluyim | Sverdlov Hut, Gedera 7040131, Israel
My wife and I had the pleasure of taking a walking tour of Gedera on a recent visit to Israel. Our charming and knowledgeable guide, Barry Levinson, took us through the fascinating history of the region with the aid of pictures, historical documents, museum exhibits...More
LevinsonGedera, Owner at Gedera Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018
Thanks for your positive review. I am glad you enjoyed my new hometown. I hope to produce a documentary on Gedera one day and I'm glad you have experienced a sneak preview. Come back soon.
An amazing story of idealism and perseverance retold by Larry is a must. For the uninitiated it is a window onto the dream "אם תרצו, אין זו אגדה" or "If you will it, it is no dream." For the history buffs and youth alike it...More
Barry presents the story of Gedera as pieces of a historical puzzle. By the end of the tour, the pieces come together to tell a complete story about the establishment of the town and, on a much larger scale, the story of the entire enterprise...More
LevinsonGedera, Owner at Gedera Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016
The story of my new home Gedera is very much the story of Israel. I am constantly learning and widening my knowledge of the area and hope one day to produce a documentary. Meanwhile please tell everyone to come and visit the small colony of...More
This was a fascinating, fact-filled tour. The guide, Barry, gave a history of the town whilst we wandered through its picturesque by-ways, so that history came to life. There were anecdotes which made unexpected connections. Barry was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We learnt a lot and...More
Barry L, the guide, has an encyclopedic knowledge about Gedera. Our tour took a bit over two hours during which we learned many, interesting, surprising and spicy facts about this historically important town and many of its' founders and leading citizens.
Highly recommended - we...More
LevinsonGedera, Owner at Gedera Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2016
Thanks for your kind remarks, I am pleased you found my tour interesting. I am constantly trying to learn more about Moshava Gedera. I hope one day to produce a documentary about the Biluim pioneer settlers in this region, meanwhile please tell your family and...More
Get to see all of the old places of the town of Gedera, with a tour guide and historical facts, very good for families and children. Also you will get to eat Traditional Ethiopian food on the tour, and see the life of Israeli Ethiopians...More
We had not been in Gedera for many, many years, and it was a pleasure to return there and to explore the history of the founding fathers with Barry Levinson. Barry has an overwhelming amount of facts and lore at his fingertips, and he enjoys...More
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LevinsonGedera, Owner at Gedera Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015
Thanks for spending time in my hometown. Your comments are very much appreciated. I will endeavour to consolidate the history and continue to tell all visitors the interesting story of Colony Gedera.
I really enjoyed this tour in Gadera. I had no idea quite how much the people of Gadera contributed to the building of the State of Israel - this was a place where so many of the important Zionist figures had a connection to. Barry...More
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LevinsonGedera, Owner at Gedera Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2015
It was a pleasure showing you around my hometown, I hope you will tell others about Gedera . The moshava (colony) has lots of potential and oneday could be on the beaten track.
Response from LevinsonGedera | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in my Walking tour of Gedera. We do not have any special options for Xmas but as the 2nd day of Chanuka is the birthday of Gedera I can arrange a candle light supper in one of our top class... More
Thanks for your interest in my Walking tour of Gedera. We do not have any special options for Xmas but as the 2nd day of Chanuka is the birthday of Gedera I can arrange a candle light supper in one of our top class restaurants in Habiluim St. Gedera. Please visit soon.