Welcome to the most interesting country in the world

We invite you to come to the most important and beautiful locales in Israel: places with historic and religious significance and unique scenery, World Heritage Sites, nature and aquatic treasures, caves and more.

Choose your route and head out!

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Five Must-Sees

Israel is blessed with a spectacular range of sites โ€“ from the rushing stream at the Hermon Nature Reserve, millennia of glorious history in Caesarea and Bet Shean national parks, to the oasis in En Gedi in the lowest spot on earth. These are just a few of our most finest and most popular visitor destinations.

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Five sites that are less than an hour from Tel Aviv

World-famous sites await you just a jaunt away to the east, west, north or south. Discover the biblical and New Testament stories at Megiddo National Park, the magnificent tomb of King Herod at Herodium, the land of a thousand caves at Bet Guvrin, the romantic backdrop of Apollonia north of Herzliya, and Yarkon National Park, a green lung steeped in history in the heart of Israelโ€™s most densely populated area. In less than an hourโ€™s drive, all the exciting beauty of Israel awaits you.

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World Heritage Sites

Israel is a unique meeting place of geography and history, the confluence of continents and of green landscapes and desert. The unparalleled saga of this country, from prehistoric times through the Bible and the conquest of empires down through the ages, have given it 13 World Heritage Sites, including singular scenery, fabulous gems of nature and magnificent sacred heritage. Take time to visit at least one of our World Heritage Sites.

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Dead Sea and Jerusalem Itinerary

Take a day or two and head for the Dead Sea via Jerusalem. Visit the City of David, which symbolizes the beginning of Jerusalemโ€™s sanctity, and then head down to Qumran National Park where the Dead Sea Scrolls were written, to Enot Tsukim, the lowest nature reserve in the world, and from there to the mountain that became a symbol โ€“ Masada National Park, towering above the Dead Sea.

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Sea of Galilee Itinerary

Cities and shrines have risen back through time around the Sea of Galilee, Israelโ€™s largest lake. A visit to this area is a dazzling historical experience, from the Greco-Roman city of Scythopolis at Bet Shean National Park to the ancient church at Kursi National Park, the historic synagogue at Korazim National Park, the caves of the warriors on Mount Arbel with its view of the Sea of Galilee, and the pier at Capernaum National Park โ€“ the gateway to the springs, churches and sacred sites on the lakeshore.

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