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Insight Guides: Israel by Insight Guides

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Israel is a brand new title to join Insight Guides, featuring over 250 full-colour photographs and detailed maps with illuminating text written by expert local writers. It includes in-depth explorations of places, top attractions, history and culture, along with practical travel advice on accommodation, transport, language, currency and much more.

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Insight Guides: Israel by Insight Guides

A brand new title featuring illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside over 250 inspiring full-colour photographs that will bring Israel's people and places to life, at the turn of a page. A special 'Best of' feature highlights the top attractions not to be missed, including Jerusalem's Old City, Bethlehem and Nazareth. The 'Editor's Choice' section covers exclusive and unique recommendations, including the best beaches, markets, walks, and even some handy money-saving tips. From the key sites rich in history and religious significance, to the simple pleasures of a Dead Sea mud bath and a walk along one of Israel's beautiful beaches, all of Israel's attractions are included to ensure you experience the very best of this diverse destination, whatever your interests. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire country, from the pastoral landscapes of the bible to the modern buzz of Tel Aviv. All the principal sites are conveniently cross-referenced by number to accompanying full-colour maps throughout the guide to enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. You will also find a fascinating chapter on the country's long and intriguing history from the 'Dawn of Civilization' to the 'Coming of Age', alongside attractive, colour-coded features exploring Israel's people, religion, cuisine, art and much more. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides essential practical information, covering transport, accommodation for all budgets, eating out, nightlife, shopping, activities for children and much more, along with useful contact telephone numbers to help you book activities in advance. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Best of Israel; The Promised Land; Israel Today. History: Decisive Dates; The Dawn of Civilization; Empires and Exile; Perfidious Albion; The Second Exodus; Coming of Age. Features: The People of Israel; Israeli Arabs; The Palestinians; The Army; Religious Diversity; The Christians; Eclipse of the Kibbutz; Language and Culture; Cuisine; Judaica; Digging up the Past; Conserving for the Future; A High-Tech Economy. Insights: Mini Features: Guest Workers; Protecting the Coast; Sport: The Baha'i Gardens; Gaza; Tel Aviv's Architecture; Tel Aviv's Nightlife; Diving in Eilat; Photo Features: Markets; City Gates; Shrines; Mini Israel; Four Seas. Places: Introduction; Jerusalem Yesterday and Today; Jerusalem: the Old City; Outside the City Walls; The New Jerusalem; The Galilee an the Golan; The North Coast; Haifa; Central and South Coast; Tel Aviv; The Inland Plains; West Bank: Lands of the Bible; The Dead Sea; The Negev; Eilat. Travel Tips: Transportation; Accomodations; Eating Out; Activities; A-Z: Practical Information; Language; Further Reading. Maps: Israel; Jerusalem: Old City; Jerusalem: New City; Northern Israel; Akko; Haifa; Central Coast; South Coast; Tel Aviv-Yafo; Inland Plains; West Bank & Dead Sea; The Negev & Eilat; Sinai; Inside front cover: Israel; Inside back cover: Jerusalem.

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Insight Guides: Israel by Insight Guides
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