Visit Jerusalem

Tour in Jerusalem 

A small portion of the world population is aware of the immense potential of Jerusalem as a tourist destination. Whether you are looking for places of historical significance, geographical importance or religious relevance, taking a tour in Jerusalem can satisfy all kinds of wanderlust. 

For many Jerusalem is part of the Holy Land tours. But there is more to the city than this. It stands testament to the centuries of oppression Jews have undergone whether in the last century or in ancient times. Yad Vashem tells the story of the six million Jews who died facing extreme brutality. The 45 acre memorial comprises of a museum, library and monuments. A tour in Jerusalem is not complete without visiting this site. Whether you are joining Israel group tours or touring on your own, make sure you add this destination to your itinerary. 

When speaking of geographical importance, it goes without saying that Mother Earth has blessed Israel with all her might. A tour in Jerusalem is made more interesting by adding a Dead Sea tour to the list. It is the lowest point on earth, which is why the water has excessive mineral deposits which do not sustain life, however these very minerals have immense therapeutic and healing powers making hundreds of tourists flock there from all over the world. 

The religious relevance of Jerusalem is obvious. It is the seat of all Abrahamic religions- Christians, Muslims, Jews and Armenians. Your tour in Jerusalem will comprise of visits to churches, mosques, and synagogues. All these faiths successfully conglomerate here giving the tourists different venues to explore. The famous Wailing Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Mount of Olives and Al Aqsa mosque make Jerusalem a rich experience

In a nutshell it can be said that Israel is the heaven for the travel buff. You can opt for Israel group tours if you want to explore the land with others or select an individual tour package to travel in your own time and pace. Either way pack in a tour of Jerusalem without which your Israel tours will be incomplete.

Baptism & the Dead Sea

To travel to Israel and visit the most wanted attractions, these are only some of the facts that are worth mentioning. there are 1578 public gardens and parks in Jerusalem, There are 7 big and open gates leading to the Old City of Jerusalem.
walk through history and have a beautiful once in a lifetime Jerusalem day tour

From ojalá to insha'Allah

Our third day in Jordan started off more smoothly than the previous day. Our first stop was Bethany Beyond the Jordan. This is thought to be the sight of Jesus’ baptism. The location has been “proven” by numerous historians and religious scholars, but it is not without controversy. That however, isn’t really the point to me. Jordan and the region all around it is steeped in social and religious history, just being within the vicinity of that kind of history is amazing. (Side note–I see that WP has changed the photo display style, if you’d like to read the photo caption just hover over it).

 

After seeing the Jordanian site we walked a bit farther to where you can actually touch the Jordan River. On the opposite side of the river bank is Israel and this location is (according to our guide) where Israel believes Jesus was baptized. So…

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Traveling Israel: Old Jerusalem and the Holy Selpuchre

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

Two Different Girls

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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Omrit, cont’d.

The Archaeology in Israel can make you feel you are walking through HISTORY, it is an amazing feeling. we suggest a Jerusalem tours for experiencing it.

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Among the interesting ruins at Omrit are several composite capitals. These are a combination of Corinthians and Ionic orders.

Note the beautiful acanthus leaves.

Omrit was destroyed by earthquakes in the 4th and 8th centuries AD.

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What do You Need to See while traveling to Israel?

Dead Sea in the morning, seen from Masada Româ...

Dead Sea in the morning, seen from Masada Română: Răsărit de soare la “Marea Moartă” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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.

Of Israel and the benefits of guided tours

Israel districts numbered

Israel districts numbered (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Guided tours in Israel often include many of the natural wonders. The Dead Sea with it’s healing qualities of the nutrient rich water is a fairly well known example. its a very popular destination because many people while traveling likes to travel from the center to the outskirts to see the real Israel. another quite popular destination is the golden city of Jerusalem. many who visit Israel come mostly of this city special spirituality and religious qualities.

While many believe the country to be small, there is still quite diversity in the land. Surrounded by desert, it is amazing how many areas of water and lush green land exist especially in the north of Israel. The guided tours in Israel various their focus on the natural wonders just as much as the manmade ones. In Israel, a guided tour can help to keep you safe. The guides know where to travel and where not to.