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Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Israel

Unique places of interest in Israel

City of David

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
The City of David is the historic district of Jerusalem, located near the Temple Mount. According to the legend, this is where King David built his first palace, around which the city was formed later. Today, visitors can see the ruins of old buildings, as well as the surviving fragments of city walls that surrounded the settlement back in the Bronze Age.

The archaeological research at the site of the historic district began in the first half of the 19th century. After decades of work, researchers had discovered many unique artifacts. In the 19th century, fragments of the Siloam church, and later ancient tombs that date back to 2-3 century BC were found. Today, visitors can see the historic district with ruins of ancient palaces, admire cleaned wells and fragments of fortifications. … Read all

Cave of Patriarchs

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
In Judaism, the second holiest place after the Temple Mount is the Cave of the Patriarchs, also known as the Cave of Machpelah. It’s located in the historic crypt of Hebron. According to the biblical tradition, Isaac, Abraham, Jacob, and their spouses are buried there. Directly above the cave, a very beautiful monumental building stands. Its height is 12 meters. The exact construction date is unknown. According to the available data, it hadn’t have a roof previously.

The building has been destroyed and rebuilt many times. Today, it features the refined decoration that is traditional for Islamic art. The main shrine, hidden behind imposing walls of the crypt, is an entrance to the cave. That’s a small hole into which an inextinguishable lamp is traditionally dipped. It’s … Read all
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Traditions in Israel

Tel Aviv
Cultural traditions of local people are among the most interesting and unique in the world; it is safe to say that Tel Aviv has its own unique way of life. Travelers should be aware that the same for all the services and facilities day off is Saturday; in this the day the life in the city literally stands still. There is no longer public transport on streets, all shops and markets are closed. It is a day locals prefer to spend with their loved ones. The local calendar may seem unusual for … Read more
Jerusalem
Jerusalem is a city which is characterized by a particular rhythm of life. Foreign tourists may consider it strange and unusual, but visitors who manage to feel the local culture will be astonished at an unforgettable sense of harmony and happiness. Many local laws are different from those to which people from European countries are used to. For example, a special calendar is one of the main distinguishing features of the national culture. Unlike the traditional Gregorian calendar months in … Read more
Haifa
The culture of local people is very interesting, as they observe a lot of awesome traditions and celebrate fascinating national holidays throughout the year. One of the most important religious holidays is Passover. In this day, every local family serves the main festive meal, matzo. Unleavened bread is given to friends and relatives; many of them prefer to keep small pieces of post-holiday bread and use it as amulet. The anticipated holiday of Hanukkah is equally fascinating; candles are its … Read more
Netanya
In recent years, Netanya has become a popular resort city visited by travelers from many foreign countries. Such active development did not prevent the city from preserving its unique cultural traditions, which are mainly backed by religious canons. They manifest themselves in all spheres of life, including gastronomy. Religious dietary laws of kashrut still remain relevant in local cooking. According to them, local people are not permitted to eat dishes from pork, hare, and birds of prey. Some … Read more
Nazareth
Nazareth is a major religious center whose shrines are annually visited by thousands of pilgrims from around the world. This feature could not but affect the life of the townspeople and their traditions. Religious canons are manifested in literally everything here. Locals do not wear bright or revealing clothes to show their respect for the local culture. Clothes for city walks should be as modest and neutral-colored as possible. Particular attention to clothes should be paid when visiting local … Read more

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