Sites to visit

Sites in Northern Israel
From Nazareth to the Sea of Galilee, the north is full of beauty and religious wonder.
The Good Samaritan Museum
The museum at the Good Samaritan Inn archeological site by Ma’ale Adumim is the only mosaic museum in the country and one of only three in the world. Mosaics and other artifacts unearthed in Judea
Beth She'an
Located 17 miles south of the Sea of Galilee, Beth Shean is situated at the strategic junction of the Harod and Jordan Valleys.
Domus Galilaeae
Lod? Where in God’s Earth is that?
Lod is one of Israel’s oldest cities, continually inhabited since its foundation some 8,000 years ago (although, not under the name “Lod”), and it is located midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Selected Sites in Jerusalem
The Mount of Olives is a sacred place for both Jews and Christians. “And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives” (Matt. 26:30)
Paternoster Church in Jerusalem
Selected sites in Central and Southern Israel
Breathtaking landscapes, unique natural treasures and ancient historical sites – central and northern Israel have much to offer Christian tourists
Tabgha- Ein Sheva
Tabgha (Ein Sheva) is an area situated on the north-western shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. It is traditionally accepted as the place of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes (Mark 6:30-46) and the fourth resurrection appearance of Jesus (John 21:1-24) after His Crucifixion.
Herodium is 3 miles southeast of Bethlehem and 8 miles south of Jerusalem. Its summit is 2,460 feet above sea level. Herod built or rebuilt eleven fortresses. This one he constructed on the site of his victory over Antigonus in 40 BC.
Wadi Qilt
The wadi itself is good for travel only for those out for a pleasant day hike. In ancient times, people made their way on the route above. Some of the biblical events which likely occurred on this route include: David’s flight from Absalom (2 Sam 15-16), Zedekiah’s flight from the Babylonians (2 Kgs 25:4), the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), and Jesus’ travels from Jericho to Jerusalem (e.g., Luke 19:28).
Elah Valley
The Valley of Elah, "the Valley of the Terebinth". It is called after the large and shady terebinth trees which are indigenous to its parts, and best known as the place described in the Bible where the Israelites were encamped when David fought Goliath (1 Sam. 17:2, 19).
The Bethesda Pool in Jerusalem
Qumran National Park
Shivta- The desert city in the incense route
National Plan Launched to Excavate the Judean Desert Caves and Rescue the Dead Sea Scrolls
Church of Dominus Flevit
Church of St Peter in Gallicantu
Paul the Apostle’s Caesarea – The Vision was Spread from Here
What is Caesarea, Herod’s city, hiding in its wings? Amongst the first Christian settlements in Israel, it is a city of peaceful, religious coexistence, from which St. Paul made his way towards Rome on what would become, for him, the last journey to spread the Gospel
A visit to the Dir Hag’ala site and the site of the baptism
It is one of the oldest monasteries in the world, drawing tens of thousands of visitors from all corners of the globe, every year, who come to see its narrow rooms, steep alleyways and multitude of artistic treasures hidden inside. So, Dir Hag’ala, who are you, really?
Samuel the Prophet
Mount Karkom
Peaceful streams and archeological sites in Tel Dan
Tel Dan nature reserve, in northern Israel, is a natural forest rich with springs that are fed by the melting snows of Mount Hermon.
During the week of Easter, the city overflows with pilgrims from all over the world who reenacts Christian history along Via Dolorosa. Groups of hundreds and even thousands of people march and sing, carrying banners and crosses, filling the alleyways of the Old City.
Nazareth today is a popular destination for Christian pilgrims and travelers. The most prominent site in Nazareth is the Basilica of the Annunciation in the center of the city.
Sites under Palestinian Authority Jurisdiction*
In the area of the Palestinian Authority, there are several important sites for Christians. The most significant of these is Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus
The Jerusalem Archaeological Park
In the Jerusalem Archaeological Park, the glass doors of the Davidson Center, near the Western Wall - the last remnant of the Holy Temple - swish open silently to welcome you. When they close behind you, you enter another world. It is the world of Jerusalem’s glorious past, showcased through the prism of advanced visualization technology.
The natural wonders of the Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is not only a must-see for its significance in the Old Testament, but also for the natural wonders and historical significance