Photogallery of Nazareth, Israel

View over Basilica of the Annunciation from Arab Cemetery - Nazareth
View over Basilica of the Annunciation from Arab Cemetery - Nazareth by Adam Jones @flickr
Basilica of the Annunciation
Basilica of the Annunciation by Stateofisrael @flickr
Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth
Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth by Ian W Scott @flickr
Nazareth: Church of St. Gabriel
Nazareth: Church of St. Gabriel by Jean &Amp; Nathalie @flickr
Basilica of the Annunciation
Basilica of the Annunciation by JeremyMP @flickr
Nazareth, Israel
Nazareth, Israel by Peter Musolino @flickr
Nazareth @flickr
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More to see in Nazareth
Although Nazareth cannot offer a variety of entertainment centers and amusement parks, besides regular tours, its guests can diversify their holidays with other activities. One of its largest and most interesting markets is located in the historic district. The Old Market is now one of the favorite tourist destinations. Here, strolling through the maze of colorful rows, you can buy the most popular souvenirs. They sell beautiful fabrics and traditional outfits, handicrafts and chic jewelry made of silver and natural stones. Baskets and other wicker accessories are very popular with tourists. You can also find wonderful handmade vases at the market. Gourmets come here for rich gastronomic rows where they can buy popular spices, sweets, fruits, and other local produce. In the heritage district of Nazareth, there is a curious site that would be of interest to all fans of unusual entertainment. The ancient mill El-Babur preserved here is now turned into a popular tourist attraction. The mill serves its intended purpose - it is used to grind spices, coffee, and wheat. Today, the historic mill houses one of the largest stores in the Old Town. More than a thousand types of spices and herbs alone are available to its customers. It will be interesting for ladies to choose aromatic oils, as well as cosmetics and perfumes based on them. This unusual shop in the old mill building would be a great place to buy souvenirs. Among fans of hiking through picturesque areas, one of the … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Nazareth

Cultural excursion through Nazareth - things to see

Another popular attraction is the Chapel of the Virgin. Standing on a clifftop, the very small chapel has been in its original form since its construction. It is deprived of any rich decorations but still looks very elegant and attractive. To get to this site, you'll need to climb the rock by a steep path. The chapel also attracts travelers with stunning city views. An ancient source of fresh water found by … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Among fans of hiking through picturesque areas, one of the most popular attractions is Mount Favor located in the immediate vicinity of Nazareth. The slopes of this mountain are overgrown with ancient oaks, myrtles, and firs. These places are among the most beautiful in the area. During interesting tours, tourists can admire rare plants and watch birds. There are several excellent viewpoints on a mountainside. … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Another historic building houses the family-run restaurant-bar Villa Nazareth whose menu also consists of traditional Israeli dishes. Since its founding, this restaurant has been managed by one family. Here you can try original dishes prepared according to old home-style recipes. The menu also contains popular Lebanese and Middle Eastern dishes. Meat cooked over an open fire and traditional appetizers deserve the … Open

Traditions and mentality of Nazareth

Among all the holidays with historical roots, Purim deserves special mention. It is held in memory of the Jews who survived the reign of the Persian Empire. During solemn synagogue services, it is customary to read the old scrolls of Esther. A compulsory part of the celebration is a festive meal. Wine is necessarily put on the table along with the main holiday treat "Hamantash" - sweet poppy seed cookies of … Open

Travel guide to Nazareth

An important religious shrine for all Christians is Mount Tabor located in the immediate vicinity of Nazareth. The height of the mountain is 588 meters, it is remarkable for its regular round shape. According to the Gospel, the very Transfiguration of Jesus took place on the top of this very mountain. Once there was a small temple on the top, but it was destroyed in the Middle Ages. Subsequently, two monasteries were … Open

Nazareth for children - what to visit

Not far away is another interesting water park - Gai Beach Water Park. It is suitable mainly for small children, featuring a lot of interesting slides and beautiful decoration - it seems as if the whole family got into a fairy tale. And having gone down the biggest slide, you can find yourself in Lake Tiberias - kids will surely remember such an exciting adventure for a long time. Getting hungry? Go to the bar … Open

Top sigths of Israel

Israel is not only a beautiful country that attracts tourists and pilgrims of different religions, but also home to some greatest sanctuaries in the world. The best way to start your exploration of the country is to visit Jerusalem. This city is home to holy shrines of the three main religions in the world. Christians come to kneel down to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Judaism followers visit Jerusalem to see Wailing Wall and Muslim people come to see The Dome of the Rock. Besides religious sanctuaries, there are several art galleries, museums and exhibitions in the city. Yad Vashem is one of the most famous museums in the city. It was open in 1953 in the memory of Jewish people who were killed during the Second World War. Nowadays, the museum exhibits numerous sculptures and pictures, and often hosts different modern art exhibitions. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Nazareth

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