Israel Cities

Mt. Carmel

It's a compact region of hills in Israel extending westwards from the Central Hill country to the Mediterranean Sea. Dividing the Coastal Plain fr...
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Akko

Also known historically to Arabs as Akka and Westerners as Acre, lies on the northern edge of the Bay of Acre in northern Israel. On its present site,...
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Arad

Arad is a city in the South District of Israel. It is located on the border of the Negev and Judean Deserts, 25 kilometers (15.5 mi) west of the Dead...
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Avdat

Avdat is an archaeological location in the Negev region of southern Israel, now preserved as a National Park and host to thousands of visitors each ye...
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Beersheba

A desert city of approximately 200,000 inhabitants in southern Israel. It is the sixth largest city in the country and is very much the gateway to the...
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Beit Guvrin

The city of Maresha, mentioned several times in the Bible, was located here. Later on, in the Roman period, the neighboring town of Beit Guvrin grew t...
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Beit Shemesh

The modern day city was founded in 1950, although settlement has been on the site since pre-Biblical periods. It is characterized by many fertile hill...
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Beit-Shean

A large town in the Galilee region of northern Israel. Located in the Beth Shean Valley, part of the northern Jordan Valley, Beth Shean lies completel...
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Beth Shearim

Beth Shearim was a Jewish town and necropolis in ancient times. Most of the remains date from the 2nd to 4th century CE. Among those buried in the cav...
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Bethlehem

A Biblical town in the tribal area of Judah. In Hebrew the name means "house of bread". Today it is a Palestinian city, 7 km. south of Jerus...
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Caesarea

A small, very well-to-do town and extensive archaeological site on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, located some 50 km north of Tel Aviv and several...
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Dead Sea

The saltiest body of water in the world at the lowest spot on earth (400m below sea level). Its main sources are the Jordan River, the Zarka and Arnon...
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Eilat

An oddity in Israel, because it has so many tourists and relatively few Israelis. Located at the southern-most tip of the country, within its small &q...
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Ein Avdat

Ein Avdat is a spring and nature reserve in the Negev desert of Israel. As a water source in the middle of the desert, Ein Avdat has always attracted...
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Galilee

The Galilee is a northern region of Israel, generally a forested highland area with relatively sparse population. Its landscape and historical associa...
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Haifa

the third largest city in Israel and the major city in the north of the country. It is a seaport located on Israel's Mediterranean shoreline, belo...
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Jerusalem

A holy city to three religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), it is the capital of Israel and the country`s largest city. The City of Gold, as it...
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Jordan River

The Jordan River or River Jordan is a river in Southwest Asia flowing to the Dead Sea. In Judaism, the river serves as the eastern border of the "...
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Massada

Is a magnificently located fortress site in Israel's stark Judean Desert, close to the Dead Sea. The last Jewish holdout to fall to Rome in 73 CE,...
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Megiddo

Megiddo is an archaeological site and National Park in northern Israel and a popular destination for travellers interested in the history and archaeol...
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Mitzpe Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon is a small town in the Negev region of Israel, some 85 km south of Beer Sheva, overlooking the mighty Ramon Crater.
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Nahariyya

Nahariyya Boasts the Montfort Castle, a crusader castle located in a beautiful forested area east of town
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Nazareth

Arab city in the Lower Galilee, holy to Christians. Here Jesus grew to manhood. Archeological findings indicate that Nazareth was populated already in...
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Safed

A city in the Galilee region of Israel, and is one of the oldest centers for Jewish learning and spirituality, home to the Kabbalah movement which is...
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Sea of Galilee

A sweet-water lake in the eastern Lower Galilee. On its shores are three fertile valleys: the Ginossar, the Bethsaida, and the Jordan Valleys. During...
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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv-Yafo usually referred to as Tel Aviv, is the second most populous city in Israel, with a population of 404,400. The city is situated on the I...
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Tel Dan

Tel Dan is the largest water spring in the Middle East with a beautiful nature reserve and the remains of a Canaanite town. It includes the Gate of Ab...
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Tiberias

Built in the 1st century AD on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and named for Tiberius Caesar, the city became the seat of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish...
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Upper Galilee

The Upper Galilee is a geographical-political term in use since the end of the Second Temple period, originally referring to a mountainous area overla...
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