Israel is known as the land of three religions, the Biblical 'Promised Land' of many peoples and civilizations. The territory of Israel attracts millions of tourists with its history and the mixing of cultures. This is facilitated by the natural conditions of the Dead Sea, dozens of modern seaside resorts bordering the Mediterranean and the Red Seas, as well as the picturesque landscapes of Negev desert and the Judean Hills.

At all times, poets and prophets endowed Jerusalem with epithets expressing love and deepest reverence. Known as Holy City, Jerusalem is literally the center of the whole world. For many millennia, Jerusalem has attracted people from all over the world. Only here you can see a rich variety of unique monuments and samples of modern history together. The remains of the buildings dating back to the First and Second Temples, Byzantine churches, Crusader fortresses, and synagogues.

The heart of Jerusalem is the Old Town, which is a relatively small district, surrounded by thick walls. Here one will find four densely populated quarters located side by side: Muslim, Christian, Armenian and Jewish. Visiting the Jewish Quarter means a pilgrimage to one of the most revered holy sites of the Jewish people – to the Wailing Wall.

Another tremendous memorial is the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum. This memorial commemorates the 6 million of Jewish victims, who died during the Second World War. For the first time the museum was opened in 1953. It consists of several buildings with a variety of exhibitions and sculptures.

Neot Kedumim is the Biblical nature reserve, which has collected plants and animals mentioned in the Bible. Every corner of the reserve is a living illustration of the eternal plot of the book.

Galilee is one of the most beautiful mountainous areas of Israel. It has always been a fertile and prosperous area. Galilee is the place of the ruins of synagogues in Tiberias and Capernaum, where many tourists are drawn to.

Safed is the youngest of the four holy cities in Israel. It is surrounded by picturesque mountains and nourished by the river waters and numerous springs. Despite the fact that the town is small, its beauty, mystery and holiness attract many tourists.

Tiberias is one of the holy cities in Israel. For 2000 years, it has been witnessing historic events, wars, and earthquakes. There is almost nothing left from the ancient town, except the ancient synagogue in Hammam-Tiberias. It was built in the 4th century, and still has well preserved mosaics. Tiberias is famous for its mineral springs.

Haifa is the third largest city in Israel, located in the north of the country on Mount Caramel. It is a city with great views and the most beautiful beaches, located not far from the historic center of the Crusader - Acre. It is of special significance for the three religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, since Haifa must be the location of the Cave of Elijah the prophet. All the three religions admit miraculous properties of the cave.

Tel Aviv is the city with offices of major banks and companies, as well as the representatives of foreign countries. Because of its relative youth, the city is not rich in historical sites worthy of attention. The most notable place is the Palace of Independence, where Israel’s independence was proclaimed in 1948. Moreover, Tel Aviv is a shopping, entertainment and cultural center with Opera Tower, Azrieli Center skyscraper, the famous Cinematheque and Israel’s National Theatre being the main attractions of this kind.

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