Tiberias is an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lower Galilee. Established in 10 CE, it was named in honour of the emperor Tiberius. Tiberias was founded sometime around 10 CE in Herodian Tetrarchy of Galilee and Peraea by the Roman client king Herod Antipas, son of Herod the Great. Herod Antipas made it the capital of his realm in the Galilee. Tiberias has been severely damaged by earthquakes since antiquity, there have been 16 known earthquakes up to 1943. Tiberias is located between the shore and the slopes of Sea of Galilee, between the elevations of -200 to 200 meters. The summers in Tiberias are very hot with an average maximum temperature of 36C (97F) and average minimum temperature of 11C (70F) in July and August. The winters are mild with temperatures ranging from 18C to 8C (65F and 46F). The city has 30 hotels including luxury hotels alongside bed and breakfasts and youth hostels. Most hotels are located on the beach and offer vacationers a real treat. Expansive lawns, a water park for the whole family, restaurants and bars, and extreme water sports are just a sampling of guest offerings.