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Historic sites in Israel

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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.
 

Historical sites in Israel : Editor's Picks

  • Caesarea 1. Caesarea
    Caesarea in Israel was an Ancient Roman city later conquered by the Crusaders.

  • Yad Vashem 2. Yad Vashem
    Yad Vashem is the museum of the Holocaust in Jerusalem.
    Photo by Paul74 (cc)

  • Masada 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.
    Photo by barbbarbbarb (cc)

Historical sites in Israel: Site Index

  • Acre Acre
    Acre is a UNESCO listed site of a city in Israel fortified by the Crusaders and the Ottomans.
    Photo by Shayan (USA) (cc)

  • Arsuf Arsuf
    The site of Arsuf, also known as Apollonia, contains the remains of a Crusader castle once occupied by the Knights Hospitaller.
    Photo by אסף.צ (cc)

  • Avdat Avdat
    Avdat was an ancient Nabatean city along a prosperous trade route.
    Photo by 04deveni (cc)

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

  • Beit She’an Beit She’an
    Beit Shean is an immensely impressive archaeological site with remains dating back mostly to the Roman and Byzantine period.
    Photo by Seetheholyland.net (cc)

  • Church of the Annunciation - Nazareth 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.
    Photo by hoyasmeg (cc)

  • Church of the Holy Sepulchre 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.
    Photo by See The Holy Land (cc)

  • Church of the Nativity Church of the Nativity
    The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is believed to have been the site of the birthplace of Jesus Christ.
    Photo by lyng883 (cc)

  • Church of the Primacy of St. Peter 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.
    Photo by See The Holy Land (cc)

  • Dome of the Rock 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.
    Photo by pracucci (cc)

  • Hezekiah’s Tunnel 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.
    Photo by Ian W Scott (cc)

  • Independence Hall - Tel Aviv Independence Hall - Tel Aviv
    Independence Hall is a museum at the site where the State of Israel was born.
    Photo by borman818 (cc)

  • Mamshit Mamshit
    Mamshit in Israel is the site of one of four UNESCO listed Nabatean cities which prospered as part of the Incense trading route.
    Photo by Ian W Scott (cc)

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

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

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

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

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