North Israel

Cities and places of interest in the North of Israel


Israel – Places to visit – Banias

The Banias Nature Reserve is a place of outstanding natural beauty especially the renowned and striking Banias Waterfall.  The reserve also includes the archeological site of Caesarea Philippi which is the place mentioned in the scriptures where Jesus asked his disciples who people were saying he was. Originally this ancient […]

Banias Nature Reserve Israel

Lake Kinneret

Israel – Northern Israel – Cities and Sites

Cities and Sites in Northern Israel The North of Israel comprising of  the Golan Heights and the Galilee region is filled with Jewish and Christian Biblical and historical places of interest. There are an abundance of National Parks and archeological excavations as well as beautiful scenery and rich plant life. […]


Israeli History – Historical Places in Israel – Atlit

The Town of Atlit in Northern Israel is situated on the Mediterranean coast South of Haifa. It was originally a Crusader outpost. In 1903 the new village was founded with the help of Baron Edmond de Rothschild. Atlit is best known for the place where the British built a military […]

Atlitmuseum

caesarea

Northern Israel – Israeli Cities – Caesarea

The town of Caesarea in Israel with its select neighborhoods, lovely gardens and impressive golf course is situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, midway between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Adjacent to the modern town is the Ancient Roman Port City and amazing archeological park, with the remains  from […]


Israel – biblical and historical sites – Capernaum (Kfar Nahum)

Capernaum (Kfar Nahum) is situated on the shores of Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee), in the north of Israel. This ancient fishing village was inhabited between the years of 150 BC up to approximately AD 750. Capernaum is mentioned a number of times in the New Testament however the […]

Capernaum in Israel

Golan Heights

Golan Heights – Northern Israel – Israel

The Golan Heights is situated in the north of Israel and borders on Syria.    The area had been part of the Ottoman Empire and after the First World War it became included in the territory of the British Mandate of Palestine.  However this was changed when in 1923 an agreement […]


Cities In Israel – North Israel – Haifa

The beautiful Port city of Haifa in Israel is situated on the Mediterranean Sea and built on the slopes of Mount Carmel. It is the third largest city in Israel and its many sided distinctive characteristics make it an interesting and attractive point of call for visitors to spend time […]

Haifa Cable Cars

Megiddo in Northern Israel

Israel – Holy Land Biblical Sites – Megiddo

Megiddo also known as Armageddon (mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible), is a Unesco World Heritage site situated in Northern Israel’s Jezreel Valley and is extensively regarded as the Holy Land’s most significant Biblical period site. Archeologists have uncovered the remnants of 26 civilizations at […]


Places to visit in Israel – Israeli Towns – Metula

The small town of Metula is situated on the border with Lebanon and is located in the area of what once were the biblical cities of Dan, Abel Bet Maacah, and Ijon. It is also the northernmost town in Israel and was founded in 1896 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild […]

Metula

Nahariya Israel

Israel – Northern Coastal Cities – Nahariya

Nahariya is a coastal resort town in Northern Israel. It was founded in the mid 1930’s by German immigrants. It was originally settled with the intention of it being an agricultural village but it soon became apparent to the residents that the attractive location, lovely scenery and its long and […]