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One of the most impressive sites in the Lower Galilee region of northern Israel, the ancient tel of Megiddo, literally has layers of history to explore—26 distinct civilizations, to be exact! A tel is a layered mound containing ruins of ancient cities b...

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One of the most hallowed landmarks in the Old City of Jerusalem is the Via Dolorosa (translated from Latin meaning path of grief or way of sorrows), a narrow path through the streets of the Old City traditionally identified with the final route traveled b...

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While in Jerusalem, the City of David is a must-see destination that will whisk you back to the ancient Jerusalem of Scripture, a place of history and prophecy where miracles flourished. Captured by King David from the Jebusites over 3,000 years ago (2 Sa...

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North of the Damascus Gate, near the fast-paced center of Jerusalem, lies a garden oasis–believed by many to be where Jesus was buried and rose from the dead. For over a century, the site of the Garden Tomb has drawn the faithful and the curious to ...

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In the second story of a chapel atop Jerusalem’s Mount Zion — just outside the Zion Gate —is a place known as the Upper Room, Coenaculum, or Cenacle (meaning “dining room”). Originally, this would have been the eating room of a Roman house where...

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Situated on a terrace overlooking a fertile valley, Caesarea Philippi is nestled in the foothills of Mount Hermon, and about 25 miles north of the Sea of Galilee. The most notable feature of this area is a large spring — where the Jordan River comes to ...

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In sharp contrast to the bustling streets of Jerusalem and the sun-kissed beaches of Tel Aviv, is the beautiful and typically tranquil Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. Situated in the Jordan rift valley, at approximately 700 feet below sea level, the Se...

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Situated on the Dead Sea coastline, the popular Ein Gedi nature reserve offers a perpetual oasis of lush botanical gardens, cool spring-fed streams, and an expansive sanctuary for a variety of plant, bird, and animal species. While these elements stand in...

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Situated along the Mediterranean Sea in northern Israel, Mount Carmel has been known for centuries as a great symbol of beauty and splendor in the Holy Land. In the book of Isaiah (35:2), the “splendor of Carmel” was mentioned due to the mountain’s ...

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