The lowest place in the world is located at south of Israel, and its called the dead sea. the reason its called like that is because of its high concentration of salt there as a result there is no life in the dead sea. fish and plants can not survive in the dead sea. some bacteria can be found there, but nothing more. it is one of those sites you must visit at least once in your life. so we recommend you order your dead sea tour.
I feel that Jerusalem tours are agriculture tours. It is one of the most important and beautiful cities in the world, its so special touring there
Dateline: Jerusalem 1846
On this Good Friday the Latin priests arrived with their white linen altar-cloth to find that the Greeks had got there first with their silk embroidered cloth. The Catholics demanded to see the Greeks’ firman, their decree from the Sultan in Constantinople, empowering them to place their silk cloth on the altar first. The Greeks demanded to see the Latins’ firman allowing them to remove it. A fight broke out between the priests, who were quickly joined by monks and pilgrims on either side. Soon the whole church was a battlefield. The rival groups of worshippers fought not only with their fists, but with crucifixes, candlesticks, chalices, lamps and incense-burners, and even bits of wood which they tore from the sacred shrines. The fighting continued with knives and pistols smuggled into the Holy Sepulchre by worshippers of either side. By the time the church was cleared by…
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There are so many Israel tourist attractions, it can be hard to narrow down what it is you want to accomplish while you are there. With hundreds of areas ripe with history and religious importance, some of the other Israel attractions go unnoticed. It is likely you know exactly what types of biblical places you want to see, so keep in mind a few of these others when you are setting out to plan your trip.
There is an international film festival in Israel. When thinking of what to do in Israel, this is something that should at least make the list. You will be exposed to filmmaking from all over the world and you will find a totally new take on the medium. In addition, you can meet the filmmakers and hear what it is they are doing and trying to accomplish with their works. It definitely is an unforgettable experience.
The Dead Sea area spas are a great hit. Many people plan one of the day excursions to the Dead Sea which gets you in and out of the area so fast you only have time to float for a minute before you will find yourself being pulled back to your hotel. Look into a longer trip here and plan a relaxing day taking part in spa treatments specialized to the area. It is a great way to rejuvenate before the rest of your vacation or your trip home.
Music and food are also very important in Israel. While it doesn’t seem to cross the ocean like Italian or French, the truth is there are some amazingly creative chefs in the area. You can experience food and spices here like never before. There is so much new food to try and even local area wines, you will be shocked. You can pair this with some local area music and have a true Israeli experience, as it is a lovely country full of lovely people. Your appreciation for the culture will expand exponentially as you see what life is really like.
Haifa is one of the forgotten cities in Israel. For many who do not know of the history beyond the bible, it is a place that can easily be overlooked yet is one of the most gorgeous cities on the planet. It is rich with culture, color and entertainment. The arts are particular prized in the Haifa region and there are a number of festivals setting out to prove just how worldy this city can be. You might find you enjoy your Haifa tour more than the rest of the things you have been dying to see for years.
The Festival of Festivals is an amazing celebration of three religions simultaneously: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Events happen every weekend in December and hope to provide people the ideals needed to truly live together in peace. There are antiques, foods, artists selling their wares, performances and even music concerts in the local halls. The overall emotion is that of tolerance and joy; a truly unique experience for the area. These festivals have grown in popularity and really bring to light the similarities between the religions while be accepting of the differences.
For 25 years Haifa has been the home of an international film festival. There are usually 280 screenings or more of films from all around the world. With guests from various film communities, it gives the artists a chance to talk about the challenges of their craft in all different locations. It spreads the word of little known films and helps promote the true understanding of various cultures.
Haifa tours often include trips all around downtown and the interesting structures that have been build. The theater is the home to the Children’s Theater Festival yearly. This is an excellent place to take children to enjoy the theater and learn all about other cultures and entertainment. The actors rejoice in showing children how to laugh and have fun in this type of atmosphere. Make sure you aren’t shy, there is often some audience participation and you better be ready to come front and center if you are called on to participate.