The mediterranean city of Tel Aviv, with its 1930s Bauhaus buildings, waterfront setting and laid back style is fast becoming one of the Middle East’s must-visit destinations.
Quickly gaining a reputation as a city of cool, urban chic, you’ll find a vibrant, modern and colourful way of life. With something for everyone, whether that’s beach life or beach bars; history that goes back thousands of years; museums, galleries and a thriving art scene; tasty local delicacies, plus not forgetting the attractive and friendly locals, Tel Aviv really does earn its title – ‘the city that never stops’.
Modern, vibrant and cosmopolitan, Tel Aviv’s main attractions include its sandy beaches, historic districts teeming with trendy bars, galleries and restaurants and an overwhelming sense of positive energy. Here are a few highlights not to be missed:
The captivating city of Jerusalem is renowned for its holy importance as a holder of an abundance of prominent pilgrimage sites for Christians, Muslims and Jews.
The city’s historical significance conveys a journey into the context of holy life with the scents of holy incense and flavoursome spices dancing through the streets creating an adventure like no other.
Prominent features of the city include the Wailing Wall and Jewish Quarter, the holiest and possibly most well-known of the area’s landmarks. Other items not to miss include Via Dolorosa, the route Christ was supposed to have taken on his walk to his crucifixion, the Muslim Quarter and the Kidron Valley.
If you’re looking for things to do, some don’t miss items include:
- Caesarea and Rosh Hanikra Day Trip from Jerusalem. Caesarea is an immaculate site, a national park where captivating ancient ruins, beautiful beaches, and modern residences stand parallel. Caesarea is originally an ancient Herodian port city. Since being restored Caesarea captures one of Israel’s most alluring and mysterious archaeological sites.
- Israel Museum
- Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center
- Hebrew Music Museum
- Soreq Cave- vibrant and colourful this seemingly fairy tale cave was accidently discovered revealing the beautiful nature within our world.
- Herodian National Park- Herodion, (37 – 4 B.C.E.) served as summer palace, fortress, monument, burial ground and district capital. Of all the sites built by the "builder-king", Herodion is the only one that bears his name.
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