The site of Apollonia-Arsuf lies on the Mediterranean coast of Israel on a cliff overlooking a natural anchorage between Jaffa and Caesarea. Arsuf was settled in the 6th or 5th century BCE, and was known as Arsuf.
Ein Tzur (Ramat HaNadiv)
The Ein Tzur aqueduct is one of the most complete discovered in Israel.
Migdal Afek national park
The Crusaders of the 12th century recognized the strategic value of this area (the first slopes of the hills to the east from Tel Aphek
Beit She’an National Park
Beit She’arim National Park
The Necropolis of Beit She’arim, with catacomb of Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi
A group of Jewish schoolchildren initially discovered the graves on the eve of Hanukka 1907
Masada is an ancient palaces and fortifications on top of an isolated rock plateau in southern Israel.
According to the Babylonian Talmud (Megillah 6) Zippori got its name because it sits on a mountaintop like a bird (zippor). Rising only 115m above the fertile Bet Netofa Valley to the North, the numerous springs in the area and its…
Located at the foot of Mt Hermon and the Golan Heights, in the northeastern corner of the Huleh Valley. The largest of four sources of the Jordan River, the Dan Spring emerges at the base of Mt. Hermon next to Tel Dan.
Jerusalem Archeological Park & Davidson Center
Visitors to the Park follow events spanning some 5000 years, beginning with the Canaanite (Bronze) Age and continuing through the days of the Israelite monarchy in the First Temple period.
The city was founded by Herod the Great (37-4BC) on the site of an ancient fortified town known as Strato’s tower. Emperor Augustus gave it to Herod and he in return dedicated the name of the city to Caesar.
Qumran is the site of an ancient settlement on the northwestern Dead Sea shore. Its name is now firmly associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls – one of the most valuable archaeological finds ever.
Jerusalem Walls and Gates
A Jerusalem legend provides us with the following story: Before Jerusalem was encompassed by a wall, the Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent had a dream in which he saw powerful lions about to tear him about as punishment…
History Timeline of Jerusalem
3500 BCE: Jerusalem first settled on the Ophel above the Gihon Spring.
Tel Maresha – Beit Guvrin
In the Hellenistic period it was called Marissa or Marisa (the present-day Tel Maresha, or Tell Sandahannah, the ruin of a church, St. Anna, which inspired the Arab name for Bet Guvrin, “Sandahanna”), and is the best-known preserved town…
Bar’am National Park
Kafr Bir’im (also known as Biram Kfar and Berem) was a Maronite village in the Upper Galilee in the British Mandate of Palestine.
The town was captured October 31, 1948 by the Israel Defense Forces during operation Hiram…
Khirbet Samara sits atop a small kurkar (calcareous sandstone) hill of 28m.
Tel Michal (Herzliya)Tel Michal lies in Herzliya on Israel’s coastal plain, in an estuary on the southern or south-eastern side of the high “tel” overlooking the Mediterranean Sea
City of David (Jerusalem)
Khan el Hilu (Lod)
an Ottoman caravanserai
Ein Gedi Synagogue
Kursi National Park
Mazor National Park, The Roman Mausoleum (“Makam Nebe Yihya”)
Also known as Tel Lachish/Lakhish, Tell ed-Duweir