OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Culture of Eilat. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

When describing the diverse historic landmarks of Eilat, Massada National Park and the fortress with the same name, which is located nearby, should be mentioned first. Built several hundred years ago, the fortress had to endure many challenges. It’s a miracle that it has managed to retain its original look and design. These days, the fortress is a regular venue for various military ceremonies. Needless to say, it’s a popular landmark that attracts all tourists who want to learn more about the history of the town. As the fortress is built on a hill, it is also a fantastic spot to observe the panorama of the town.
The ancient Israeli city of Eilat is internationally famous as a premium seaside resort. Fans of shopping also love this destination because of one reason – Eilat is a tax-free city. … Open
King’s City Eilat is a popular amusement center that, however, has managed to become a true architectural landmark of Eilat. The complex is open on the popular waterfront that is nearly always crowded. The center, indeed, looks like a luxurious royal castle. Behind impenetrable walls of the castle, visitors will find many amusements and rides that are worth giving a try.
Perhaps, Underwater Observatory Marine Park is one of the most unusual landmarks in Eilat. The underwater observatory consists of two halls located 6 meters deep in the water. These halls have large panoramic windows that are very comfortable for watching the underwater life. The observatory is built close to the unique coral reef. It is hard to put into words the beauty and diversity of the underwater life of this region. A visit to the observatory is a wonderful alternative for everyone who hasn’t mastered the basics of scuba diving yet and wants to admire the splendor of the underwater world in a comfortable way. Copyright
Eilat is a true treasure for fans of active and diversified holidays. This town has literally ideal conditions for family vacationers and fans of active pastime. In Eilat, you will find … Open
These are not all interesting landmarks that Eilat is famous for. Tourists usually enjoy an excursion to Monastery of St. Catherine that is known for its rich cultural traditions and rich history. The monastery is located at some distance from the town, in a marvelously beautiful place. Therefore, the process of reaching the monastery can itself become an interesting adventure. Travelers, who are keen on natural landmarks, will also find it interesting to attend Timna Valley . This nature reserve is open on the outskirts of Eilat. Narrow valleys surrounded by precipitous cliffs and sandstone rocks of incredible shapes have become the symbol of this place. Trimna Valley offers various walking and bicycle excursions for guests, during which they will explore the most picturesque areas of the reserve. It is also possible to rent an off-roader or even enjoy sightseeing while riding a camel. It is also important to mention that the large valley is a regular venue for air balloon festivals.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Eilat and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Eilat and surroundings

Eilat - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5

Unique spots in Eilat and near

Wadi Rum Desert

From the series “Top 11 Most Unusual Deserts on the Planet”
The Wadi Rum Desert has long attracted an attention of climbers, who seek to conquer its most dangerous and steep cliffs. Ordinary tourists can participate in exciting safari jeep tours, during which they can see the most interesting areas of the desert. Some of them are of great interest from the archaeological point of view. Researchers have found ancient rock painting there. Petroglyphs are one of the main secrets of the desert of Wadi Rum. According to historians’ assumptions, at various times it was inhabited by representatives of different cultures. A significant portion of the cave paintings haven't been studied. By now, it’s impossible to date them and attribute them to a particular culture. … Read further

The Red Sea Star

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
The original bar with romantic name "The Red Sea Star" is situated in Eilat and attracts visitors by its location. The bar is under the water. It is built in the starfish form and decorated in the sea style. During the relaxation, the visitors of the bar can sit by the tables and look at dwellers of the ocean. This outstanding restaurant-bar has several stores over the water and an open-air space. … Read further
Car rental on Rentals in Eilat

Thailand Relaxes Its COVID-19 Policy

New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


Photogallery of cultural heritage of Eilat

Landmarks of culture on Eilat map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Eilat

Culture guide to Eilat. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Eilat: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Eilat. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018