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Israel Archaelogical Tour - Day 6

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www.israel.org Day 6 From the Mediterranean Coast to Galilee Caesarea National Park -- "Queen of the Coast" -- Herod's showcase city, including the amphitheater; the theater; Byzantine walls; the "bird mosaic"; the Crusader city, the aqueduct and more. Megiddo National Park -- King Solomon's regional capital (1 Kings 9 Megiddo's fortifications, water system, palaces, stables and dwellings spanning thousands of years and its great biblical significance have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beit She'arim National Park -- Talmudic-era catacombs with huge, decorated stone sarcophagi, where sages and leaders from across the ancient world were laid to rest, are just part of the fascinating antiquities of this city, one of the places where the Sanhedrin had its headquarters. Acre -- this medieval gem on the Mediterranean retains a 900-year-old urban plan. The capital of the Crusaders after the fall of Jerusalem, Acre's ramparts overlooking the sea, its Knights Halls, fishermen's port, Turkish Bath Museum, bazaar and mosque over a gigantic medieval water cistern have all contributed to this city's selection as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For additional itinerary suggestions, please see: www.goisrael.com Visit the MFA's Social Media Channels: Facebook - www.facebook.com www.facebook.com Twitter - www.twitter.com www.twitter.com Google+ plus.google.com Find us on Instagram: @IsraelMFA
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