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A mysterious cone-shaped structure was recently discovered in the waters of “lake Kineret”; the Sea of Galilee, putting the Archaeological world in bewilderment as to its chronological age and purpose. The structure seems to be twice the diameter of Stonehenge, the world-famous structure, located in Britain! It had been...

Beit -She’an ruins lie in the northern part of the Jordan Valley of Israel. Following archaeological digs of the area, it appears as if first settlement had been established in the 5th millennium NCE, in the area. The region had been blessed with much water and fertile soil, thus turning into a major crossroad. This...

Tzippori is a national park these days, covering an area of around 16 square kilometers. It is located in central Galilee (northern Israel) nearby the city of Nazareth. Tzipori is based geographically on a hill, some 300 meters above sea level, watching over the “Beit-Netufa Valley”. Its name means “My bird”,...

Nahal David is a hike through the natural reserve of Ein-Gedi. The water that is running into the rocks is forming formidable sights; not to be missed out! There are many pools at which travelers could cool themselves in or even leap off the rocks into the pool below.  The hike is easier than Nahal Arugot and it...

Nahal Arugot iis a breathtaking hiking-path in the Ein-Gedi reserve. There is a year-round-water spring in the reserve; however the walk is tougher as well as longer in comparison to Nahal David in the same reserve.   It is not advised to hike it with small children. How best to reach it? Via road number 90 heading...

Nahal Amud (Amud valley) is located in a valley near the city of Safed (Zefat), in the north of Israel. The valley hike is considered to be one of the most scenic and beautiful hiking trails in Northern Israel. The valley itself runs through the channel; between the city of Safed in the north and the Sea of Galilee in...

One of the enchanted places to celebrate Christmas in Israel is in the city of Nazareth. It usually begins with a Christmas Festival-Market, about a week before the holiday, a weekend event that lasts between 11:00 am to 23:00 pm. A variety of shows will be held indoors and outdoors for children as well as for the...

Mount Tabor is a high mountain; well known throughout its history, located in the south of Nazareth. The mountain is part of the scenery of the Jezreel Valley, in the north of Israel and it one of the highest mountains in the Lower Galilee. The summit’s height reaches 562 meters above sea-level and rises to a height...

The Park is a national park, situated in central Israel, stretching over as large area, including many important caves and archaeological ruins. Its highest place is called Maresha hill. The area is covered by soft chalk layers that have enabled the creation of many burial caves throughout history. The caves had...

!Herodis-  (Herodium) is one of the most fascinating buildings of the ancient world The site had already been mentioned in Jewish history's Bar-Kockva letters,  referring to a Palace-Fortress built by King Herod, in 24 BC, commemorating the King's name The Herodium, a 786m tall Fortress, is located about 8 miles...

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