X
For almost 700 years after the Crusades ended, Jerusalem existed as a shadowy, forgotten backwater, slowly falling into ruin and decay. Not until the 19th century did the city again begin to come alive and reemerge from behind its walls.  
Credit: PhotoDisc 
X
Tel Megiddo is one of the most important cities of biblical times. From the fourth millennium B.C. to the early fourth century B.C., 20 cities were built at Megiddo, one on top of the other, and each population leaving hallmarks of its culture.  
Credit: Israel Ministry of Tourism 
X
The Wailing Wall, named by European observers because Jews came here for centuries to bewail the loss of their temple, is the holiest of Jewish sites.  
Credit: PhotoDisc 
X
Tel Aviv is Israel's commercial center and the cultural capital, hosting frequent concerts, an array of museums, the only opera company in the country, and Hebrew-language theaters.  
Credit: PhotoDisc 
X
Peek under the Old City of Acre and a surprise awaits: another city. Unlike most conquerors, the Ottomans built their city atop the Crusaders', creating an urban center that harbors a secret beneath its streets.  
Credit: Israel Ministry of Tourism 
X
At 1,373 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea lies at the lowest point on Earth, and contains the highest content of saline and minerals in a body of water. These minerals promote relaxation, nourish skin, and improve circulation.  
Credit: Israel Ministry of Tourism 
X
The remains of Avdat, a town founded in the first century B.C. by a group of trading people known as the Nabateans, rest on a mountain in the middle of the Negev Desert, part of the World Heritage-listed Avdat National Park.  
Credit: Israel Ministry of Tourism 
 
  • Regional Galleries
  • Most Recent Galleries
Replay Slideshow
 
txt

advertisement

Compare Rates to Jerusalem


Post Your Comment

You have characters left.

advertisement