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#1in HaifaMonfort CastleMonfort Castle in Haifa

The castle was built by the Crusaders to protect Jerusalem from Muslims. Montfort is literary translated from the french as "strong mountain".

#0in EilatCoral World Underwater ObservatoryCoral World Underwater Observatory in Eilat

The observatory is placed in the south side of the Coral beach that is 8 kilometers southward from the city centre. It is open daily from 8:30am till 4pm.

#0in HaifaRosh HaNikra grottoesRosh HaNikra grottoes in Haifa

The limestone white grottoes are situated 10 kilometers north of Nahariya city on the border between Israel and Lebanon. You can come here from 9am till 4pm.

#0in Tel Aviv-YafoMonkey parkMonkey park in Tel Aviv-Yafo

It is located in Ben Shemen forest near Kfar Daniel village that is 26 kilometers southeastward of Tel Aviv. 100 monkeys inhabit the park. You can visit it from 10am till 4pm for 48NIS.

#0in JerusalemThe Western WallThe Western Wall in Jerusalem

57-meter fragment of damaged wall around the Temple Mount is the greatest sanctuary of Judaism. The Western wall is called the Wailing as the Jewish people often pry here with tears in their eyes.

#0in JerusalemYad VashemYad Vashem in Jerusalem

The world's biggest memorial to the Nazi victims of 1933-45 is open on Sunday-Wednesday from 9am till 5pm, on Thursday - till 8pm, on Fridays - till 2pm. The entrance is free.

#0in Tel Aviv-YafoThe Carmel MarketThe Carmel Market in Tel Aviv-Yafo

At the market along HaCarmel Street next to Magen David Square you can try local delicacies and buy hand-made souvenirs. The stall are open daily except for Saturday from 8am till 6pm.

#0in Beit She'anGan-Garoo zooGan-Garoo zoo in Beit She'an

The park is situated on 60 Madinat al Eydim Street. Here you can see koala bears, cassowaries, flying foxes, parrots. It is open on Sunday-Thursday at 9am-6pm, on Friday at 9am-3pm, on Saturday at 9am-5pm. Entrance fee is ILS35.

#0in HaifaBaha'i GardensBaha'i Gardens in Haifa

The gardens are 19 terraces resembling a cascade. The main entrance to the gardens is located at address 80 Hatzionut Avenue. You can come here daily from 9am till 5pm. The entrance is free of charge.

#0in JerusalemAl-Aqsa MosqueAl-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

It stands on the Temple Mount. Non-Muslims get here only through the Mughrabi Gate at 7:30am-10:30am or at 12:30pm-1:30pm in winter; at 1:15pm-3pm - in summer period. On Fris and Muslim holidays it is closed for Non-Muslim.

#0in BeershebaNegev desertNegev desert in Beersheba

12000-square-kilometer desert occupies the south part of the country. You can get here down highway 90 along the Jordan border.

#0in JerusalemThe Garden of GethsemaneThe Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem

The olive garden is placed eastward of the Old City. Here you'll find 8 two-thousand-year-old olive trees. The garden is open daily at 8am-12pm and 2pm-6pm. The entrance is free.

#0in JerusalemThe Siloam tunnelThe Siloam tunnel in Jerusalem

The tunnel under Jerusalem that was made in VIII century AD to supply water to the city from the Holly Gihon Spring. Water still flows down the lower part of two-level tunnel - the upper level is better to explore.

#0in JerusalemMea Shearim districtMea Shearim district in Jerusalem

It is the most Ultra-Orthodox believer populated neighborhood. It is located next to central Jaffa street. Being here you'd better wear modest clothing not to get stones thrown at you.

#0in JerusalemJaffa GateJaffa Gate in Jerusalem

The main one of 7 gates to the Old City. It is located in the west part of Old City on Jaffa Road. The gates are open round the clock.

#0in JerusalemThe Tower of DavidThe Tower of David in Jerusalem

It is placed in the area of Jaffa Gate in the west of the Old City. It is open daily from 9am till 4pm, on Fridays and Saturdays - till 2pm. There is a museum here and also you can watch a night spectacular show on the walls of the citadel.

#0in TiberiasTiberias hot springsTiberias hot springs in Tiberias

You can visit resort complex in the west shore of the Sea of Galilee with 17 hot spring spouting out of 2000-meter depth from 8am till 7pm. Entrance ticket is $22.

#0in JerusalemThe Church of the Holy SepulchreThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

The main sanctuary is placed on 1 Helena Street in the Old City. It is open daily from 5am till 8pm in spring-summer period, from 4:30am till 7pm - in autumn-winter period.

#0in JerusalemThe Old CityThe Old City in Jerusalem

The Old City that occupies one square kilometer with a 5-meter-thick defensive wall around is divided into 5 quarters. You can get inside the Old City through eight gates.

#0in JerusalemThe Dome of the RockThe Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Only Muslims can visit the mosque on the Temple Mount. Non-Muslims can enter the territory of the Mount and look at the mosque from outside on Sunday-Thursday till 3pm in summer and till 1:30 in winter.

#0in JerusalemThe Temple MountThe Temple Mount in Jerusalem

It is a walled rectangular square in the Old City that is 774 m above sea level. Muslims enter the place through the Chain Gate, Non-Muslims - through the Dung Gate. It is open in summer at 7:30am-3pm, in winter at 7:30am-1:30pm.

#0in JerusalemThe Biblical ZooThe Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem

The zoo is placed 6 kilometers southwestward of the city centre. It is known for animals that are mentioned in the Bible. Come here on Sunday-Thursday at 9am-7pm, on Fridays at 9am-4:30pm, on Saturdays and holidays at 10am-6pm.

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