Posts Tagged tourists

Israel – Places in Jerusalem – Mahane Yehuda Market

Israel’s largest open air market is located in downtown Jerusalem. This is the Mahane Yehuda market which has become the core of the authentic Jerusalem experience and enjoys great popularity with tourists and locals alike. The market itself has hundreds of vendors offering everything from fruit and vegetables, stalls with huge selections of herbs and […]

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Israel Cities – Places To Visit – Beersheba

Beersheva (Beersheba) is a Negev desert City in the south of Israel and is the seventh largest city in the country with a population of approximately 200,000.  It is also known as “The capital of the Negev”. Archeological findings have suggested that people have lived in the area since the 4th millennium BC and that […]

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Touring Israel – Israeli Areas To Visit – Mitzpe Ramon.

The small town of Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev desert is approximately 140 km north of Eilat and 80 km south of Beer Sheva.  The town is situated right on the edge of the Ramon Crater which is the largest of three craters located in the Negev.     When visiting Mitzpe Ramon it is […]

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Tour Israel – Israeli Cities – Jaffa

Jaffa is one of the oldest port cities in the world, it has been inhabited since approximately 7.500 years BCE and the harbor has been in use since the Bronze Age. Jaffa has been ruled by the Egyptians, and the Canaanites as well as other ancient civilizations and eventually by the Israelites after the Exodus […]

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Israel – Cities in North Israel – Nazareth

The Israeli city of Nazareth is located in Northern Israel in the heart of the Galilee region. Approximately 25 km from the Sea of Galilee and 9 km from Mount Tabor, it is the largest Arab city in Israel inhabited by both Christian and Muslim Israeli Arabs. There are also many Jewish Israelis living in […]

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Israel – Northern Israel – Tiberias

The Northern Israeli city of Tiberias is situated on the Western shores of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret). It is situated near 17 hot springs and is sometimes called the City of Water. Tiberias is 200 meters below Sea Level and is the lowest city in Israel. It is a very popular vacation destination attracting […]

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Places To Visit In Israel – Israeli Sightseeing – Zichron Yaakov

The picturesque town of Zichron Yaakov was founded in 1882 with the help of Baron Edmond de Rothschild. He was a Jewish philanthropist who had assisted in the establishment of many of the early communities, often helping with financial support. Zichron Yaakov is situated about a half hour drive from Haifa and 15 minutes from […]

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Life in Israel – Israeli Culture – The Kibbutz

Kibbutz is the Hebrew word for communal settlement.  In Israel it is a unique socio-economic rural community originally agricultural, however over the years Kibbutzim have branched out to include industrial enterprises and hi-tech projects. The Kibbutz has gone through a number of changes over the years but the original ideology of a society that is […]

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Israel Museums – Visit Jerusalem – The Israel Museum

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem was founded in 1965 and is one of the world’s most prominent art and archeology museums with wide-ranging exhibits of Judaica, biblical archeology, fine arts and artifacts from countries in South America, Africa, Oceania and the Far East. The various collections embody the precious history of human culture from modern […]

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