Rich both in history and cultural vibrancy, Israel is a beautiful country visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. People come to visit Israel from all corners of the globe for a multitude of reasons. Whether it be the beautiful beaches, the stunning architecture coupled with its fascinating history, or the religious background surrounding the entire area, Israel has something to offer everyone. We’ve compiled a list of some of Israel’s most beautiful locations. Check these places out next time you decide to plan a trip to the Holy Land.

 

Nazareth

One of the most visited locations in Israel by Christians touring the Holy Land is the city of Nazareth. According to the Bible, Mary was told by the archangel Gabriel that she was carrying the son of God and would later raise Jesus in the city of Nazareth. This city, coupled with a scattering of other important destinations, make Israel a holy destination for Christians as well as other religions. Anyone who comes to visit Israel on a holy land tour or Christian tour of Israel will surely make a stop at this location. Aside from the religious or spiritual locale, Nazareth is rich in culture and history, displaying some of the most unique archeology around the world.

 

Acre

Throughout history, a variety of different cultures have colonized the city of Acre. Everyone from the Crusaders to the Ottomans have fought over, colonized, and left their culture behind in the diverse city of Acre. With a vast array of ruins and old architecture to explore throughout the entire city, Acre is a must-see location for anyone traveling the North when they visit Israel.

 

Jerusalem

Often called the holiest city in the world, Jerusalem is the city that unites the world’s three biggest religions. Walking into Jerusalem is like taking a step backward in time. Right in the middle, you will find the Old City surrounded by a gigantic wall. At that wall visitors can learn all about Jerusalem’s vast religious history by going to the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Al Aqsa Mosque. Jerusalem’s Old City is divided into four quarters: the Armenian quarter, the Muslim quarter, the Jewish quarter, and the Christian quarter. Be sure to visit the museums outside of the Old City, such as the World Center of Holocaust Research and Yad VaShem. Don’t visit Israel without making a trip to Jerusalem!

 

Tel Aviv

The largest city in the Gush Dan region with a population of roughly 440,000, Tel Aviv is the financial center and technological hub of Israel. Known as a global city, Tel Aviv has the third largest economy of any city in the Middle East after Kuwait City and Abu Dhabi and is home to many foreign embassies. If you want a modern atmosphere with a vibrant night-life, Tel Aviv is the location for you. With well over a million international visitors annually, you can expect this city to live up to its reputation as a “The City that Never Sleeps”.

 

 

Israel is full of different things that will appeal to everyone in the family. Whether you’re visiting for the rich history, the beautiful beaches and countryside, the vast amount of religious and historical monuments, or just an exciting get-away, you can be sure to find something new and exciting to see out here in Israel. For exciting, knowledgeable, and professional tour packages, contact Israel Tour Connections at 800-2(ISRAEL) or 800-247-7235 or email info@israeltour.com.

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