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Family holidays with children in Israel - attractions and entertainment

Petach Tikva Israel is quite a comfortable place to go on a vacation with children. In addition to living in hotels that are ideal for families, the country has a lot of entertainment that can make a trip unforgettable for young travelers and their parents. Cattery of crocodiles and reef with dolphins, alpaca farm and camel ranch, ice complex, adventure parks with hanging bridges and grottoes, water parks and amusement centers, entertaining museums and ancient fortresses allow tourists with children to spend their time here fascinatingly and with advantage.
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Tel Aviv Luna Park offers children of all ages the opportunity to take advantage of attractions: from carousels to racing on carts and roller coasters. From the top point of the Ferris wheel, you can see a stunning panorama of the city. In the water park “Meimadyon”, there are small pools and play area for the youngest visitors. Older children like the pools with artificial oxen. Family events with games and creative master classes are organized in The Museum of Arts. Boys interested in military equipment should visit the Israel Defense Forces History Museum with its exhibition of tanks, artillery guns, military equipment and weapons. On the square at the Azrieli Center, you will find the trampoline center “iJump Tel Aviv” from the beginning of spring until the middle of autumn.
You can watch animals in their natural habitat in the Ramat Gan Safari Park. You can also take tours on cars or trains through the Savannah where you can see wild animals such as lions, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses, zebras and ostriches. In the “Hai-Kef” zoo in Rishon LeZion, you can get to know tigers, crocodiles, flamingos and feed pets. In the water park “Shefayim” located on the way from Tel Aviv to Netanya, there is a variety of swimming pools and water activities: gentle multi slides, dizzying descents, fountains and play zones. In the city of Holon there is an interactive Children’s Museum in which meetings with fairy-tale creatures, wandering by the time machine, walking through the “Enchanted Forest”, as well as a lot of cognitive experiments await children. Copyright
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In Rehovot, it is worth visiting the Charles Clore Garden of Science where the whole family can experience a skating simulator, play a xylophone made from stone, get fire using mirrors, follow the formation of waves, and stroll along the surface of the moon. In the protected oasis of Ein Gedi, you will find a botanical garden with an extensive collection of flora, a picturesque stream, and the ruins of an ancient temple. The Museum of Science “Mada Tech” in Haifa, gives every young visitor the opportunity to feel like a physicist. You can run a water mill in the water zone, and in the “Archimedes Courtyard”, try to “turn” the world. In the Museum of Puppets of the Castra Cultural Center, children can listen to an interesting story about the historical past of the Jewish nation in a theatrical format and see old costumes.
Fans of mobile entertainment will like to visit the “X-Park”, where there is a climbing wall, a rope town, an eighty meter trolley, a paintball field, ramps and trampolines outdoors. The Haifa Zoo is home to an amazing tiger-albino. There you can also pet ponies, llamas, rabbits, and visit an aviary with lemurs. In Sahne Park near the Beit She’an, there is a museum of archeology and a mini zoo with rare animals. In the tourist center of Hamat-Gader emu, raccoons, meerkats, baboons are enclosed in the natural environment. At the local crocodile farm, you can use rope bridges to have a look at the reservoirs with reptiles. Not far from Lake Kinneret is located a reserve of birds “Hula”, where children can meet with pelicans, herons and even hawks.
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In the “Underwater Observatory” of the city of Eilat you can watch the animals of the Red Sea: Sharks, rays, moray eels, and turtles. On the territory of the complex, there is a 4D-cinema where films about nature are shown. At the Dolphin reef, visitors will have the opportunity to see amusing dolphins who from time to time allow themselves to be caressed. Children can plunge into the past in the amusement park “Kings City”: get acquainted with the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, swim in the “King Solomon Falls”, find a way out of the Old Testament caves, visit the “Den of Illusions”, pass a labyrinth with mirrored walls and ride on a swing in the hall with curved floors and ceilings.
The ice Palace “Ice Space” allows you to skate at any time of the year. Within the territory of the palace there are expositions of ice sculptures, ice slide, and an ice bar. A Bedouins awaits guests at a camel ranch. On the alpaca farm in Mitzpe Ramon, you can chat with lovely llamas and alpacas, and ride on horseback. The zoo “Negev” has an interesting collection of stuffed animals and skeletons of animals. Within the zoo’s territory live more than a hundred species of animals, birds and reptiles, which can be treated to delicacies bought at the entrance. In the living corner, children can hold domestic rabbits, hamsters and other pets in their hands.
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Zoos and gardens in Israel
♥   Zoo 'Carmel Hai-Bar Nature Reserve' Haifa. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Children s Zoo' Sa’ad. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Educational Zoo of the Haifa Biological Institute' Haifa. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Hai Kef' Rishon LeZion. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Hai Park' Kiryat Motzkin. On the map   Photos
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Water attractions in Israel
♥   Water park 'Luna Gal' Tiberias. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Meymadion' Tel Aviv. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Nachshonit Park' Kibbutz Nachshonim. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Shefayim Water Park' Kibbutz Shefayim. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Yamit 2000 Spark Water Park' Holon. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in Israel
♥   Amusement park 'Ashkeluna' Ashkelon. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Gai Beach' Tiberias. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Hafetz Haim' Hafetz Haim. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Kings City' Eilat. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Luna Gal' Ramot. On the map   Photos
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Aquariums in Israel
♥   Aquarium 'Coral World Underwater Observatory' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Israel

Tel Beer Sheva

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
Another amazing religious shrine that is important from the historical point of view is the ancient city of Tel Beer Sheva located in the southern part of Israel. Researchers have discovered it relatively recently, in the 70s of the last century. The oldest of the finds dates back to the 4th century BC. Findings relating to the 2nd century BC are much more interesting. They indicate that there was a large village, whose residents had knowledge and skills that were outstanding for that age.

They skillfully processed an ivory, were able to melt the metal and make necessary tools of stone, as well as build unique underground rooms. Today, travelers can see the archaeological area with ruins of buildings that have been built by the inhabitants of Judah. In the heyday of the city, there were … Read all

Wailing Wall

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
One of the greatest shrines of Judaism, located outside the territory of the Temple Mount, is the Wailing Wall. It is a part of the preserved ancient wall that thousands of years ago has surrounded the Temple Mount. The length of the surviving fragment is 57 meters. The rest of the wall was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. For more than a thousand years, the Wailing Wall has been a symbol of hope and faith for people who practice Judaism.

Pilgrims come here from all over the world to pray and leave a note with names of loved ones who need help of the divine powers in one of the crevices of the ancient wall. The exact date of the beginning and the end of construction of the wall is unknown. According to some reports, it was begun during the reign of Herod the Great in 19 BC. After the … Read all
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Those who like to relax in the open air, will definitely like the Gan Sacher Park. It is very beautiful and equipped. The park has many trees and paths for hiking and cycling. This park is one of the few in Jerusalem, where there are equipped barbecue spots, and many spacious glades for active games. This picturesque park named after its founder, is very popular not only among tourists, but also among locals. Perfect entertainment for families with school-age children, would be a trip to the … Read more
Shefayim Water Park will be of interest to children of any age. It provides a variety of slides, pools (including a wave pool), playgrounds for the smallest ones - and all this is in great numbers. While kids are trying out the slides, adults can soak up the scorching Israeli sun enjoying every minute of their stay in the complex. If the child is hungry, just go to one of the bars and have a bite. Spending the whole day here is the dream of any child, and taking them away from the center is a … Read more
When visiting Nazareth with children, first and foremost, head to Aqua Kef - an amazing water park designed for children from 3 years old. It houses some unique water rides and those that most of us are already used to. The water complex is nicely decorated and has a free beach where you can have a great time sunbathing and swimming in Lake Tiberias. You can find the complex by the nearby attractions such as the ancient Roman Theater and the old ruins of the church. Not far away is another … Read more

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