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Discover Petra, Kingdom of Jordan

Tour to the ancient city of Petra –פטרה (Jordan), the fabled “rose red city,, 1-3 days, departing from Eilat or Tel Aviv . Petra was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. ...

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Ahwat

Ahwat אחוואט is not open to the public and is still considered a closed archaeological site. Since our group are students of the Israel School of Tourism and Haifa U. we ...

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Moa

Moa – מואה A Nabatean site on the Spice Route, built in the 1st century, a world Heritage Site. The Incense Route and Desert Cities of the Negev reflects the hugely profitable ...

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Ancient Tzipori

Tzipori National Park – גן לאומי ציפורי On the hill of Tzipori (Sepphoris), which is located in the Lower Galilee region just across the valley from my home in Hoshaya, are found the remains ...

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Beit She’arim

Beit She’arim – בית שערים – The Jewish necropolis of the Roman Period Beit She’arim was founded at the end of the 1st century BCE, during the reign of King ...

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Givat Zaid

Alexander Zaid – Givat Zaid – גבעת זייד On the top of the Givat Zaid hill, the center of the ancient city, is a modern bronze statue of Alexander Zaid riding ...

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Katzrin

Ancient Qatzrin Park – קצרין העתיקה The ruins of the ancient Jewish Talmudic Village of Katzrin (Katsrin or Qatzrin)  are located in the central Golan, some 13 km. northeast of the ...

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Gamla

The Massada of the Golan – Gamla – גמלא Gamla has it all: a dramatic saga, rugged landscape and magnificent vistas to match, and a wonderful foray into nature, including a ...

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Metzad Ateret

Jacob’s Ford by Metzad Ateret The crossing, known as Jacob’s Ford in ancient times, had settlements around it. Archaeological remains found in the area date to the lower Paleolithic, or Stone Age period ...

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Hermon National Park (Banias)

View Larger Map Hermon Stream Nature Reserve (Banias) In 1867, Mark Twain visited Banias and wrote in Innocents Abroad: ” The whole place has a sleepy, stupid, rural look about ...

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