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    • Jerusalem photo by Noam Chen
      Jerusalem, a Holy City for the three monotheistic faiths, is like no other city...
    • Sea of Galilee
      ​The secret of the power of the Galilee and its famous lake to move Christian v...
    • Abu Ghosh
      Abu Ghosh is a charming village  with important Christian connections just a fe...
    • Jerusalem
      Alkadema, a Greek Orthodox convent in Jerusalem's Valley of Hinnom, marks the s...
    • St. George’s Monastery
      St. George’s Monastery, where Christian monks maintain their ancient way of lif...
    • Dome of the Rock
      ​This magnificent octagon that dominates Jerusalem's Old City is a shrine for I...
    • Galilee Boat
      ​For Christians, the Jesus Boat is one of the most precious and meaningful arch...
    • Ein Gedi
      ​David's hideout from Saul and the Song of Solomon are some of the biblical sto...
    • Chagall Windows
      ​Magnificent, world-famous stained glass windows located in Hadassah-Hebrew Uni...
    • Inn of the Good Samaritan
      ​Located on the main highway between Jerusalem and Jericho, the Inn of the Good...
    • Nazareth
      Nazareth, t he place where Jesus grew up, is a thriving town
    • Caesarea
      ​The Plain of Sharon was the region from which Christianity set sail to the wor...
    • Neot Kedumim
      In Neot Kedumim you'll find the land of the Bible restored, offering a tour of ...
    • Mar Saba Monastery
      ​The Greek Orthodox Mar Saba Monastery was built some 1,500 years ago, and is o...
    • Haifa picture by Itamar Grinberg
      Haifa, which crowns Mount Carmel high over the Mediterranean, is filled with hi...
    • Golden Gate
      The Golden Gate on Temple Mount ​would have been an entrance for priests as the...
    • Gethsemane Church
      ​In Jesus’ time this garden would have been an olive grove where an olive-oil p...
    • The Ethiopian Church
      ​The Ethiopian Church is a charming island of tranquility 10 minutes walk north...
    • ​Er Ram (Ramah) is the birthplace of Samuel 
    • Emmaus
      ​The ruins of a twelfth-century church now mark the village of Emmaus, toward w...
    • Ein Karem
      The picturesque village of Ein Karem is where John the Baptist was born and rai...
    • Ecce Homo archway in the Via Dolorosa
      It is believed that Pilate delivered his speech to the crowds beginning with th...
    • Domus Galilea
      ​Domus Galilaeae was founded by the Neo-Catechumenal Way in the 1960s to lead p...
    • Dormition Abbey
      Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion marks the site where the Virgin Mary is said to h...
    • Dominus Flevit
      ​Dominus Flevit (meaning "The Lord Wept") is a beautiful teardrop cha...
    • Tower of David in Jerusalem
      ​This fortress was built by Herod the Great to try and secure Jerusalem's north...
    • The Tomb of King David
      ​Although King David is actually buried in the nearby City of David, this site ...
    • City of David
      ​Four thousand years of history have been revealed in the City of David​
    • Church of the Visitation photo by Mor Dagan
      ​This church honors the visit paid by Mary, Jesus' mother, to Elizabeth, John t...
    • Mount of Olives
      ​This church claims to be the oldest Church of the Ascension located on Jerusal...
    • The Cave of John the Baptist
      ​Thanks to archaeological detective work, Christian visitors are able to learn ...
    • Capernaum
      ​At Capernaum you'll see the foundations of the synagogue which, according to L...
    • The Wedding Church
      According to tradition, Cana of the Galilee is where Jesus performed the miracl...
    • Caesarea National Park
      ​Caesarea is a well-known archaeological site, built as part of Herod the Great...
    • Sea of Galilee
      This town, just north of the Sea of Galilee, was the home to Peter, Andrew and ...
    • Bethphage
      ​Bethphage, on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, is where the Palm Sund...
    • Beit Shean National Park
      ​Beit Shean must have been familiar to the first believers in Jesus: it was the...
    • Banias
      ​Banias is the site of ancient Caesarea Philippi, where Jesus demanded to know ...
    • Avdat
      ​The ruined city of Avdat rises above the streambed of the Wilderness of Zin in...
    • Ashkelon
      ​Ashkelon, on Israel’s southern Mediterranean coast, is the site where Samson s...
    • The Mona Lisa of Galilee mosaic
      Sepphoris, a national park with fascinating ruins, was a prosperous town in Jes...
    • Nazareth - Biblical Village
      Nazareth Village provides an authentic experience of the land of the Bible.
    • Hill of Evil Counsel
      ​The hill’s harsh name harks back to a Byzantine tradition identifying it as th...
    • Church of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor
      Mount Tabor was the site of Jesus' transfiguration and the Rabbinic "navel...
    • Mount Gilboa
      Mount Gilboa is the site where King Saul and his sons, Jonathan, Abinadav and M...
    • Massada photo by Albert Peral
      Massada, a palace-fortress Herod the Great built to last forever, is built on a...
    • Yardenit
      ​Yardenit is a unique and registered site of baptism for Christian pilgrims on ...
    • Jezreel Valley
      ​Jezreel Valley is a beautiful and fertile valley in northern Israel 
    • Tel Aphek
      Herod the Great named this fortress, which in Bible times straddled the ancient...
    • Jaffa
      The Russian Orthodox Church of Tabitha’s Tomb is a unique place to commemorat...
    • Peter’s House
      Peter’s house, where Jesus healed his mother-in-law (Matt. 8:14; Mark 1:29-31),...
    • Nes Amim
      Nes Amim is a Christian community with a charming guesthouse and seminar ce...
    • Mount of Beatitudes
      Mount of Beatitudes is the hill upon which Jesus was said to have preached the ...
    • Megiddo
      The Book of Revelation set Megiddo as the backdrop of the great battle of the E...
    • Saint Peter in Gallicantu Church on the slopes of Mount Zion
      This spot is believed to be the location of Caiaphas' house, the setting for Pe...
    • Via Dolorosa
      ​The Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem is the road Jesus walked from th...
    • Flag of Israel
      ​Yad Hashmonah brings the bible alive with a hands-on display of ancient farmin...
    • Jerusalem
      ​Greek Orthodox Church on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem
    • Warren's Shaft
      ​Warren’s Shaft is the underground waterworks system in Jerusalem, dating back ...
    • Mount of Olives
      According to medieval Jewish and Christian traditions, this fascinating ancient...
    • Valley of Elah
      ​The setting for the battle between David and Goliath
    • Magdala
      ​Ancient Magdala, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, was home to Mary Magdale...
    • Jerusalem
      This church, re-dedicated in 1900, is based on the remains of fifth-century hou...
    • Jerusalem
      This monastery is built over the tomb of Simeon, the devout Jerusalemite who me...
    • Jerusalem
      This small church is another possible site for the room that the Last Supper wa...
    • Hazor
      ​The ruins of the great city of Hazor were the scene of Joshua’s great victory ...
    • Jaffa photo by Dana Friedlander
      ​Jonah’s journey, Tabitha’s restoration to life, and Peter’s conversion of Gent...
    • Ramla
      The lovely Franciscan Parish Church of St. Joseph in Ramla is a landmark – Napo...
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