The most popular tourist destinations in Israel

Israel offers many unique and historically significant tourist locations that attract millions of visitors each year. Here are the most popular tourist destinations in Israel.


  • Old City. Includes iconic sites such as the Western Wall (Wailing Wall), the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Dome of the Rock. The Old City is divided into four neighborhoods: Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Armenian.
  • Mount Zion. Here are the tomb of King David and the room of the Last Supper.
  • Israel Museum. Includes the Dead Sea Scrolls and a huge collection of archaeological and art exhibits.

Tel Aviv

  • White City. A collection of Bauhaus-style buildings that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Jaffa. An ancient port city with a rich history and beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Tel Aviv Beaches. Long beaches with well-developed infrastructure, attracting sun and sea lovers.

Dead Sea

  • Therapeutic resorts. The Dead Sea is known for its healing mud and mineral waters, attracting tourists from all over the world.
  • Swimming and recreation. Due to the high salinity of the water, you can easily swim on the surface.


  • Masada Fortress. An ancient mountaintop fortress that has become a symbol of Jewish heroism. It is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • Ropeway. Modern facilities for climbing to the top, offering spectacular views of the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea.


  • Coral Reef. One of the best diving and snorkeling sites in Israel.
  • Underwater Observatory. A popular tourist attraction where you can see the marine life of the Red Sea.

Sea of Galilee

  • Sea of Galilee (Kinneret). The place where, according to legend, Jesus walked on water. A popular place for recreation and water sports.
  • Capernaum. An archaeological park with the remains of an ancient city important to Christian history.


  • Caesarea National Park. Roman theater, ancient port and aqueduct, perfectly preserved and open to tourists.


  • Bahai Gardens. Majestic terraced gardens on the slope of Mount Carmel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Mount Carmel. Beautiful views of the city and the sea, as well as historical and religious sites.


  • Church of the Annunciation. One of the most sacred places for Christians, built on the site where, according to legend, the Archangel Gabriel announced the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary.


  • Church of the Nativity. The birthplace of Jesus Christ, attracting pilgrims from all over the world.

These places make Israel an attractive destination for tourists with diverse interests, be it history, religion, culture, nature or beach vacations.