Feel the Sacredness of the Holy Land and Explore More of the Best Kept Heritages in Israel
Formally recognized as the State of Israel, this country is sharing land borders with Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Palestine. Israel is one of the highest standards of living in the Middle East and fifth in Asia. Famous destinations in this country are mostly sacred sites and structures.
Tel Aviv, which is the second most populated city in Israel next to Jerusalem, is the largest urban area in the country. This destination is situated on the coast of the Mediterranean, officially known as Tel Aviv-Yafo. Famously tagged as the White City, Tel Aviv offers cozy lifestyle with sophisticated art galleries and museums around the corner.
Jerusalem (Old City)
The bewitching beauty of the Old City of Jerusalem makes it one of the most visited sites in Israel. This destination is the most historical site in the country that holds sacred heritages – from Muslim, Christian and Jewish religions. Jerusalem (Old City) is one of the well-known pilgrimage sites in the world not only for Christian and Jewish religions but also for Muslims.
The Galilee and Sea of Galilee
The Sea of Galilee is believed to be where some of Jesus’ miracles happened. Also, The Galilee is said to have witnessed the journey of Jesus. The Sea of Galilee is known as the lowest freshwater lake in the world while the Galilee Mountains invites not only pilgrims, but also hikers and trekkers who enjoy outdoor adventures.
Yad Vashem is a memorial particularly built for victims of the Holocaust by Israel, in honor of the six million Jews who died because of the Nazis. This destination is designed according to a bible verse from Isaiah 56:5 that states, “A Memorial and a Name.” One of the main attractions in Yad Vashem is the Hall of Names where the personal details of the victims are listed.
Exciting water adventures await Eilat’s visitors with its inviting beaches and alluring coral reefs, no doubt that this is one of the most visited places in Israel. This destination is situated at the southernmost part of Israel. Resorts in Eilat show a glimpse of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. Affordable beach resorts but world class experience awaits when visiting Eilat.
Caesarea National Park
Roman Empire inspired architectural structures and antiquities as well as a combination of Byzantine and an Arab culture, Caesarea National Park is truly a celebration of different empires. The infamous amphitheater and stadium shows Caesarea’s social status during the early times. This destination is surrounded by cozy art galleries, chic cafés and other shops, which are just some of the stops that tourists can enjoy.
Ramon Crater (Makhtesh Ramon)
The world’s largest maktesh, or commonly called as erosion crater, is situated in Israel’s Negev Desert known to many as the Ramon Crater (Makhtesh Ramon). This destination is comprised of artistic rocks and clay that embodies unique forms and shades. Wildlife is also visible in this destination including species like lizards, snakes and desert turtles.
Baha’i Gardens in Haifa
There are several Baha’i Gardens found in Baha’i Holy Places in Israel. Considered as one of the most visited tourist destinations in Israel, Baha’i Gardens in Haifa is a mixture of different elements. The terraces added attraction to garden which was made public in June 2001.
Beit She’an is one of the ancient cities in the country that plays a significant role in Israel’s history. A trip to this destination can be compared to a walk down memory lane. Historical heritages and ancient structures are very visible around the vibrant city of Beit She’an.
The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is not only the lowest point on Earth, but this salty lake is ideal for pampering and a relaxing bathe. The beauty of Dead Sea is a witness to Israel’s rich history. Sandwiched between Jordan and Israel, this destination offers a picturesque view of natural beauty.