Visit the Jerusalem Holy Sites this Vacation Season

Jerusalem is one of the oldest and most revered holy cities in the world, home to religious sites important to Muslims, Jews, and Christians. Islam, Judaism, and Christianity are the world’s leading monotheistic faiths, and they each consider Jerusalem sacred. Inside both the new and the old Jerusalem, there are many religious sites that you must visit and explore for just a moment to understand why. Whether you are religious or not, Jerusalem’s tumultuous past and cultural significance can be felt by all who step foot on its holy soil.

The old city is so large that you will need to book a 7 to14-day tour just to ensure that you visit every significant site during your stay. Fought over for centuries, this proud city is enriched with a mixture of many cultures, historical events, and ancient architecture. Since it is important that you see as much as possible, it is in your best interest to book with a professional tour company that will be fully responsible for you and your vacation and ensure that everything on the itinerary is done according to schedule.

The Temple Mount

The Temple Mount, also called Haram al-Sharif, is a massive plaza of stone located in the Southeast corner of Jerusalem’s Old City. Date palms and cypress trees surround this beautiful site. Arguably the holiest place in the city, is has a major significance to Muslims, Jews, and Christians. Thought to be Mount Moriah, the site at which Abraham offered up his son as a sacrifice to God, you can now find two important Islamic structures located there: The Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Jerusalem day tours make sure to include both of these structures, so it is important to book with professionals, rather than on your own.

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The Western Wall

This ancient stone retaining wall surrounds the Temple Mount plaza. Known also as the Wailing Wall, it is believed to be the closest structure to Solomon’s original temple and the Gate of Heaven, where Jewish prayer is directed. To Muslims, the Western Wall is known as the Buraq Wall. At any time of the day or night, you will find many people praying at this holy site. Book your guided tour today and see the beauty of Israel for yourself.

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Visit the Jerusalem Holy Sites this Vacation Season

Find Adventure in a Trip to Israel

Whether you want to get hands-on experience of one of the world’s oldest cities, or just want to find new adventures, Israel is the perfect destination for a vacation. Israel is a country which has spectacular landscapes, rich culture, unforgettable history, and friendly citizens.

Tel Aviv

Beautiful cities such as Tel Aviv allow visitors to lay back and relax on sun-soaked beaches, dance and drink in many lively bars, and roam the busy streets of Jaffa. Attractions such as the White City stand in tribute to the skill of Jewish architects who fled Nazi Germany. Museums famous for their world-class exhibitions and beauty can be found all over Tel Aviv, including the famous Diaspora Museum. With such places to see, a day tour your best option.

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Holy Land

Jerusalem is one of the holiest city in the world; revered by Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike as the epicenter of all holy activity. The City of Jerusalem is home to many beautiful architectural marvels of religious significance, such as the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque. To make sure you visit all of these sights, Israel day tours are available for booking well in advance. In fact, the best way to get the most out of your trip is to join a guided tour, as your tour guide will know many things about each stop along the way.

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is famous for being the lowest point on Earth. What many tourists do not know until they arrive is that it is almost impossible to swim in it. The extremely salty waters are so much denser that your body that you end up simply floating. This is itself is a huge reason so many tourists flock to this part of the earth. In addition to fun in the water, the mud found there is rich in minerals and extremely good for your skin. Cosmetic companies around the world swear by the anti-aging benefits and bottle the mud for sale across the globe. As the mud found at the Dead Sea is free, many tourists cover themselves in it to take advantage of its properties. Summer will soon be over, so book your vacation as early as possible to take advantage of Israel’s best weather.

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Find Adventure in a Trip to Israel