Historic sites in Israel

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Israel and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Israel and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Israel you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Israel, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.
 

Israel: Editor's Picks

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1. Caesarea

Caesarea in Israel was an Ancient Roman city later conquered by the Crusaders.

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2. Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem is the museum of the Holocaust in Jerusalem.

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3. Masada

Mount Masada hosts the remains of an ancient Jewish fotress which served as the last outpost for the Zealots from the Romans in the Jewish Wars.

Israel: Site Index

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Acre

Acre is a UNESCO listed site of a city in Israel fortified by the Crusaders and the Ottomans.

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Arsuf

The site of Arsuf, also known as Apollonia, contains the remains of a Crusader castle once occupied by the Knights Hospitaller.

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Avdat

Avdat was an ancient Nabatean city along a prosperous trade route.

Ayn Jalut Battlefield

Ayn Jalut Battlefield was the site of a pivotal clash between the Mamluks and the Mongols.

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Beit She’an

Beit Shean is an immensely impressive archaeological site with remains dating back mostly to the Roman and Byzantine period.

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Church of the Annunciation - Nazareth

The Church of the Annunciation is believed to be the site where Gabriel told Mary she was to conceive the son of G-d.

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Built on the believed site of the crucifixion, tomb and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is possibly the holiest site in Christianity.

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Church of the Nativity

The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is believed to have been the site of the birthplace of Jesus Christ.

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Church of the Primacy of St. Peter

The Church of the Primacy of St. Peter in Tabgha is where Jesus is said to have reinstated Peter.

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Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is one of the world’s most famous holy sites, of great significance to Muslims and Jews.

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Hezekiah’s Tunnel

Hezekiah's Tunnel in Jerusalem is an ancient aqueduct created by the King of Judah to protect the city’s water supply from invaders.

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Independence Hall - Tel Aviv

Independence Hall is a museum at the site where the State of Israel was born.

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Mamshit

Mamshit in Israel is the site of one of four UNESCO listed Nabatean cities which prospered as part of the Incense trading route.

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Rabin Square

Rabin Square was the site of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995.

Temple Mount

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is one of the holiest sites for Jews, Muslims and Christians and is believed to be the site of many significant events for each of these religions.

The Caesarea Aqueduct

The Caesarea Aqueduct is the remaining section of the aqueduct that supplied the Roman city of Caesarea.

The Coenaculum - Jerusalem

The Coenaculum in Jerusalem is a Crusader-built structure at the believed location of The Last Supper.

The Shiloach Pool

The Shiloach Pool in Jerusalem is thought to date back to the Byzantine period.

The Western Wall

The Western Wall is the remaining wall of the Second Temple in Jerusalem built by King Herod.