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Caesarea. Property of the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Caesarea. Property of the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Caesarea. Property of the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Caesarea: The gate of the Crusader city. Property of the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Caesarea. Property of the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Caesarea, Israel 7.55 km

Caesarea is a town in Israel located mid-way between Tel Aviv and Haifa, on the Israeli coastal plain near the city of Hadera. Modern Caesarea as of December 2007 has a population of 4,500 people.

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Einhod - Property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com
7111, Ein Hod, Israel 14.35 km
+972-4-984-2029+972-4-984-2029
+972-4-984-1115

Ein Hod is a charming, picturesque artists’ village set in the heart of the Carmel Forest.  Established in 1949 by new immigrants, it became an artists’ village in 1953 at the initiative of Marcel Janco, a renowned Dada artist who organized an unusually diverse group of artists and craftspeople to settle among the ancient stone houses.

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Haifa - By the photographer YASHA25
Haifa 24.73 km

Visit Haifa for an experience of a vast verity of locations and attractions which are part of the great view that can be seen in every corner of the city.
On the website you will find information about the city hotels, museums and culture, walking tours and places where you can hang-out.
The Haifa tourist advisers can also build you a special tour, which will include touring sites and attractions like the Baha’i gardens, the German colony, Haifa museums, transportation, Haifa hotels and everything else you would require so you could enjoy the perfect vacation in Haifa.

The Gardens in Haifa - The Bahaí Gardens (property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com)
Sderot Hatsiyonut 76-82, Haifa, Israel 26.93 km
+972-4-831-3131+972-4-831-3131

The Bahá’í Gardens in Haifa comprise a staircase of nineteen terraces extending all the way up the northern slope of Mount Carmel. The geometry of the complex is built around the axis connecting it with the City of ‘Akko, which also has great historical and sacred significance for Bahá’ís. At its heart stands the golden-domed Shrine of the Báb, which is the resting place of the Prophet-Herald of the Bahá’í Faith.

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Nazareth: photographer Dafna Tal, Property the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Nazareth: photographer Dafna Tal, Property the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Christmas in Nazareth.Photographer:Dana Friedlander.Property to the Israel Ministry of Tourism
Nazareth, Israel 35.77 km

Nazareth is the largest city in the North District of Israel. Nazareth is known as “the Arab capital of Israel”; the population is made up predominantly of Arab citizens of Israel, almost all of whom are either Muslim or Christian.

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Ghetto Fighters House-Children_Memorial - Attribution: Dr. Avishai Teicher Pikiwiki Israel
Lohamey-Ha'getaot 45.3 km
+972-4-995-8080+972-4-995-8080
The kibbutz Lohamey Ha’getaot was founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivors from Poland and Lithuania. Here the fighters from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising joined together with partisans and prisoners who had evaded the Nazi
An impressive aqueduct greets visitors at the entrance to Kibbutz Lohamei Ha’geta’ot, located in the western Galileebetween Acre (Akko) and Nahariya. The kibbutz was founded in 1949 by Holocaust survivors from Poland and Lithuania. Here the fighters from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising joined together with partisans and prisoners who had evaded the Nazis, and named their new home in memory of the fighters in the ghettos, the forests and the armies, and put their efforts into living in the here and now.
Tel Aviv SkylineBy The photographer Gilad Avidan
Tel Aviv 56.64 km

Tel Aviv was founded on April 11, 1909. On that day, several dozen families gathered on the sand dunes on the beach outside Yafo to allocate plots of land for a new neighborhood they called Ahuzat Bayit, later known as Tel Aviv. As the families could not decide how to allocate the land, they held a lottery to ensure a fair division. Akiva Arieh Weiss, chairman of the lottery committee and one of the prominent figures in the city’s founding, gathered 66 grey seashells and 66 white seashells. Weiss wrote the names of the participants on the white shells and the plot numbers on the grey shells. He paired a white and grey shell, assigning each family a plot, and thus Tel Aviv’s founding families began building the first modern, Hebrew city. Read more…

property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com & Photografer Dana Friedlander
Tiberias, Israel 59.54 km

Tiberias (Tverya) is synonymous with vacations in Israel. Here one can enjoy a variety of activities in a city that offers wonderful opportunities to mix relaxation with nature, history with contemporary attractions, serene quiet with active water sports, and pilgrimage sites with unique tourist attractions.

Located on the shores of Lake Kineret, Tiberias is Israel’s lowest city at 200 meters below sea level, and it attracts thousands of tourists and travelers. Visitors discover a lively tourist city offering a variety of attractions and activities for every age. 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.

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Sea of Galilee- Property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com & Photografer Dana Friedlander
Sea of Galilee (Lake Kineret) 65.69 km

The Kineret, or Sea of Galilee, is Israel’s largest fresh water reservoir, and is also the country’s largest and most important source of drinking water​​.

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Itamar Grinberg Birds observatory Hula National Park- property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com
918, Israel 85.06 km

The place to watch thousands of migratory birds and birds of Israel! In the Hula Valley in the Upper Galilee, KKL-JNF has developed an internationally acclaimed bird watching park. Twice a year, no less than 390 species of birds pass through the area; water fowl, birds of prey and songbirds, water buffaloes and wildcats, unique flora and fauna. Over 500 million birds pass through Hula Valley each year.

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Photographer:Noam Chen. Property of Israel Ministry of Tourism
Yad va-Shem Street, Jerusalem, Israel 91.28 km
972-2-6443802972-2-6443802
972-2-6443803

“And to them will I give in my house and within my walls a memorial and a name (a “yad vashem”)… that shall not be cut off.”  (Isaiah, chapter 56, verse 5)

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.

For over half a century, Yad Vashem has been committed to four pillars of remembrance:

Isarel Museum by Berthold Werner
Nakhman Avigad Street, Jerusalem, Israel 92.15 km

The Israel Museum was founded in 1965 as Israel’s national museum. It is situated on a hill in the Givat Ram neighborhood of Jerusalem, near the Bible Lands Museum, the Knesset, the Israeli Supreme Court, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

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Migdal David outside at sunset - property of Israeli Ministry of Tourism www.goisrael.com & Photografer Noam Chen
Jaffa gate, Jerusalem, Israel 92.37 km
+972-2-6265333+972-2-6265333
+972-2-6283418

The Tower of David , also known as the Jerusalem Citadel, is an ancient citadellocated near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem.
The citadel that stands today dates to the Mamluk and Ottoman periods. It was built on the site of an earlier ancient fortification of theHasmonean, Herodian, Christian and Arab-Muslim eras, but was completely destroyed after the Mamluk conquest of Jerusalem. It contains important archaeological finds dating back over 2,000 years including a quarry dated to the First Temple period, and is a popular venue for benefit events, craft shows, concerts, and sound-and-light performances.

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Jerusalem walls_night- By the Photographer Adiel lo
Jerusalem 92.9 km

What has not already been said about the holiest city in the world, the city that has been united, the eternal city first built thousands of years ago, whose history can be heard in the whispering of the wind along the walls, where every stone tells a wondrous story of a city that has drawn millions of faithful pilgrims for thousands of years. Such is Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, the only city in the world that has 70 names of love and yearning, the city that in old maps appears at the center of the world and is still adored. Read More…
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