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An ancient Crusader capital [video]

An ancient Crusader capital [video]

The Old City of Acco (Acre) contains architectural treasures dating back to the 13th century. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVqeMxIyBxk In the 13th century, Acre was a bustling Third Crusade town with 30,000 residents – larger than Paris at the time. Now this history …

Rediscovering Nazareth

Rediscovering Nazareth

The Galilee cradle of Christianity is a rising tourist destination for holy sites and ancient architecture as well as ecotourism, hiking and hands-on activities. If you walk the streets of Nazareth, says Maoz Inon, “you’ll pass a church on your …

Jaffa’s flea market gets hip [video]

Jaffa’s flea market gets hip [video]

It’s one of the oldest flea markets in the world, but now Jaffa’s shuk hapishpishim is rapidly becoming the hottest as designers, artists and gourmands move in. Inexpensive and secondhand goods? Yes, they’re still on sale at the Jaffa flea …

Top 10 alternative tourist spots in Israel

There’s no shortage of fascinating tourist sites for the first time traveler to Israel. But what about on that next visit, when you’ve already done Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Masada? Fortunately, we have just the TripTik for you: our top 10 “off-the-beaten-track” tourist attractions in Israel.