Top Tourist Attractions in Israel

The top tourist attractions in Israel are multicultural.  Israel is the true Holy Land for Christians, troche Jews, for sale and Muslims alike. Each of these three religions has made pilgrimage sites out of the country’s historic landmarks. While most people go to Israel for spiritual purposes, some go there for other reasons. If you’re just a regular tourist with plans to travel to Israel, here are ten things you can do there besides having a pilgrimage.

10. Ride a cable car to Masada. Masada is a fortress located on top of an isolated rock plateau. Most people just walk up the Snake Path to reach its top but riding a cable car is more thrilling and provides good views of the environment.

 Masada Tram Car

Masada Tram Car

9. Venerate Yad Vashem. The memorial commemorates all six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Within its midst are several museums detailing historical accounts of the tragic event.

8. Test your haggling skills at the Camel Market. A variety of goods including clothes, foods, spices, local handicrafts, and artwork are sold by vendors in this Tel Aviv market.

7. Have a taste of Tel Aviv. Dozens of museums and art galleries will fill your daytime itinerary. During the night, bars, clubs, theatres, an concert halls will keep you entertained.

The Shrine of the Báb and its Terraces

The Shrine of the Báb and its Terraces

6. Take an afternoon walk at the Baha’i Gardens. It’s one of the world’s most beautiful gardens and a memorial to the people who founded the Baha’i Faith.

5. Watch the sunset from the Tel Aviv beach. The city’s west coast provides wonderful views of the setting sun.

4. Hang from the edge of the Ramon Crater. Unless you have fear of heights, you should have no problem standing by the edge of this 500-m crater. It stretches 40 km long and 2 to 10 km wide, making it the largest in the world.

3. Explore the underwater of the Red Sea. Snorkeling and scuba diving will open your world to colorful reefs and different species of fish, all made visible by the clear waters.

2. Travel around Jerusalem. The ancient city is one of the top tourist attractions in Israel. The Dome of the Rock, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Western Wall are some of its best tourist spots.

The Dead Sea, A view from the Israeli side looking across to Jordan

The Dead Sea, A view from the Israeli side looking across to Jordan

1. Float in the Dead Sea. Because of its high salt content, the sea will keep you from sinking an will make you float instead. Its mud is also regarded for having healing properties.

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