The tomb of Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon, possibly the most famous tomb in all of Israel attracts many visitors every year wishing to pay homage to this great man. The Rambam was a scholar, a Rabbi and a doctor. He was born in Cordova, and moved from there to Morocco and then to Egypt.

His tomb is located in the centre of Tiberias and legend has it that before his death in Cairo, he instructed his followers to load his remains onto a camel and bury him wherever the camel expired. The camel was apparently drawn to Tiberias. This revered rabbi, who died in 1204, was one of 12th-century Egypt`s most highly regarded sages.

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