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Mitzpe Ramon

small town in the south of Israel

24km

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Beer Sheva

city in the Negev desert of southern Israel

37km

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Gaza Strip

– the largest city in the Palestinian Territories, with 450,000 people, Gaza city is a coastal city and the administrative capital of the Gaza Governorate, but it has been heavily damaged in several wars between Israel and Hamas and, due to border closures by Israel and Egypt, you probably can't get in

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Eilat

Israel's southernmost city

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Sights

Ben-Gurion's Hut

The house where the first prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion, lived with his wife Paula, after leaving his office. It was preserved in almost the same shape as it was when Ben-Gurion lived there. Guided tours are available.

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Wise Observatory

The Wise Observatory, far enough from the town to avoid light pollution, is remotely-operated by the Tel Aviv University. The facility is unmanned so really there isn't much to see or do, except watch the structure from the outside.

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Makhtesh Ramon

Mitzpe Ramon's biggest sight, Machtesh Ramon is 500 m deep, 40 km long and 10 km at its widest. The geological erosion that formed it created geological formations unlike any others. Complete with a magnificent panorama, it presents a fascinating story of geomorphologic evolution. Prominent viewpoints from Mitzpe Ramon include:

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Abraham's well

Located at the edge of the Old Town and on the Wadi Beer Sheva, this small site contains the well where according to tradition Abraham made the oath with Abimelech.

35km

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Tel Be'er Sheva

Located outside the city to its east (next to Omer), this archeological park is a World Heritage Site and one of the top sites to explore how people have lived in Biblical times.

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Negev

desert and semidesert region of southern Israel

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Monument to the Negev Brigade

Located on a hill to the northeast of the city, this large monument made out of concrete, commemorates symbolically the different aspects of the Negev Brigade which conquered the Negev region in Israel's War of Independence. There is a superb view on the city and its surroundings from this site.

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Mount Ramon

Standing tall over the westernmost edge of the crater, this peak is highest point remaining from the massive mountain that turned into the Ramon crater. It can be reached by route 171 from HaRukhot junction (see the above map). The entire crater is well visible from here, as well as the tall, pointy Mount Ariff in the south.

38km

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Israel National Trail

hiking path that crosses the entire country of Israel

50km

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Mount Sodom

A low mountain next to the Dead Sea which is 80 % made of salt. It includes fascinating landscapes, the Flour cave where the eroded rock has a texture similar to flour, and an impressive 200 m salt cave. The Biblical towns of Sodom and Gomorrah may have been nearby (though other opinions place them elsewhere around the Dead Sea), and tour guides will point out to you a rock formation which they say is

69km

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Bar Yehuda Airfield

airfield located in the southern Judean desert

79km

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Ashkelon

city in the Southern District of Israel

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Ein Gedi

Ein Gedi is a Kibbutz and nearby oasis (and official Nature Reserve) set in stunning desert canyons, which are great for hiking and experiencing nature. Also features the remains of a synagogue in the Old City Eye - Capricorn, from the Byzantine period, including a mosaic floor well preserved. The close-by public beach at the Dead Sea is closed now due to sink holes, but there is another one a few kilometres south.

85km

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Hatzor

human settlement

86km

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David's Tomb

architectural structure

98km

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Dead Sea

salt lake bordering Jordan and Israel

98km

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Dome of the Rock

Islamic sanctuary in Jerusalem

99km

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Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve

protected area

99km

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Ramla

city in central Israel

101km

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Timna Valley

archaeological sites in Israel

106km

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Jaffa Port

One of the oldest ports in the world, now a must-see, holds various shops, restaurants and events

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Jaffa Clock Tower

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Tel Aviv central bus station

Planned by overambitious architects, its incomprehensible vastness, multiple levels and intertwining corridors make it a model for what an urban jungle would feel like

112km

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Neve Tzedek

Quarter of Tel Aviv.

113km

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Rothschild Boulevard

A lot of Bauhaus architecture, restaurants and cafes in Tel Aviv's prettiest street

113km

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White City (Tel Aviv)

neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel

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Carmel Market

The largest and most famous market in Tel Aviv, Carmel Market open all week except Saturday. Nachalat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair is one of the most famous in the world. The art fair is open on Tuesdays 10am-6pm and Fridays 10am-5pm

113km

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Sarona (colony)

A district with restored German Templer architecture, known for its picturesque paths and buildings, upscale restaurants, and luxurious food market.

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Bialik House

Museum

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Azrieli Center

Visitors can climb to the top of the mall for a nice view of the city.

114km

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Dizengoff Center

Israel's most iconic shopping centre with a very lively food market every Thursday and Friday

114km

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Tel Aviv Promenade

A previously run-down but beautiful area, which is now gentrifying

114km

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Art museum

114km

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Rabin Square

The largest public square in Israel

114km

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Tel Aviv Port

One of the most dynamic areas in Tel Aviv, including a multitude of shops, restaurants and nightclubs.

116km

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Yarkon Park

Tel Aviv's central park along the Yarkon River

116km

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Palmach Museum

117km

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Afeka College of Engineering

Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering

118km

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Qasr el Yahud

Located near Jericho on the Jordan River is the site where Jesus is said to have been baptised by John the Baptist in the Jordan River (this site in Jericho is rivalled by another in Northern Israel at Yardenit). It is also believed to be the spot described in the Old Testament where the Israelites crossed the river to enter the Land of Canaan.

123km

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Sde Boker

Israel
Sde Boker is a kibbutz in the central Negev, most famous for being the past residence of the first prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion, who moved there after he left his office in order to live his ideals of settling the Negev. The name Sde Boker also commonly refers to the nearby ecologic settlement and educational complex, the Ben-Gurion College, at the edge of which is the tomb of the late prime minister and his wife, set on the ridge overlooking the mighty Zin Valley.

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