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Home to holy sites for the world’s three major monotheistic religions, Israel is an ideal destination for history-enthusiasts, boasting ancient holy sites and architectural marvels dating back thousands of years ago.

From the Galilee region and its collection of Christian holy sites, including Capernaum, Tabgha and Nazareth, to the Dead Sea and Masada, many destinations in Israel are mentioned in the bibles of the world’s three major monotheistic religions.

And in the Old City of Jerusalem, travelers can stroll past ancient churches, walking routes and places of prayer, including the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, as well as the Western Wall, the holiest site in the world for the Jewish religion.

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