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Game and Nature Reserves

 

The Jerusalem Bird Observatory is an urban bird observatory in Israel, sited on a 5000 m² plot in central Jerusalem between the Knesset and the Supreme Court.

The Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel is a Biblical garden and nature preserve located near Modi’in, midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel.

Emek Tzurim National Park is a national park of Israel. It is located on the lower western slope of the Mount of Olives and the upper reaches of the Kidron Valley, to the north-east outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Botanical Garden Of Eilat, On the northern border of the town of Eilat is hidden a spectacularly beautiful garden – the botanical garden of Eilat. The garden was created on a former military outpost and is built on stone terraces in ancient Biblical style.

The Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve is a 3,000-acre breeding and reacclimation center administered by the Israel Nature Reserves & National Parks Authority, situated in the Southern Arabah near Yotvata.

Hiriya is a former waste dump located southeast of Tel Aviv, Israel. After accumulating 25 million tons of waste, the facility was shut down in August 1998.It is visible on approach into Ben Gurion International Airport as a flat-topped mountain.

Meir Park is a 3 hectares public park, bounded by King George Street and Tchernichovsky Street in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel. Meir Park opened to the public on March 10, 1944. It is named after the first mayor of Tel Aviv, Meir Dizengoff.

Yarkon Park is a large park in Tel Aviv, Israel, with about sixteen million visits annually. Named after the Yarkon River which flows through it, the park includes extensive lawns, sports facilities, botanical gardens, an aviary, a water park, two outdoor concert venues and lakes.

Lachish Park and Zoo perfect place to walk along the Lachish Stream promenade where a free zoo features. The park also includes a zoo and an extreme sports park.

The Tel Aviv Port is a commercial and entertainment district in northwest Tel Aviv, Israel along the Mediterranean Sea.

Park Ashdod Yam is a beautiful family park that also has a water park.

Mount Tabor is located in Lower Galilee, Israel, at the eastern end of the Jezreel Valley, 11 miles west of the Sea of Galilee. It was the site of the Mount Tabor battle between Barak under the leadership of the Israelite judge Deborah, and the army of Jabin commanded by Sisera, in the mid 12th century BCE. It is believed by many Christians to be the site of the Transfiguration of Jesus. It is known as Har Tavor in Hebrew, Itabyrium in the Graeco-Roman world, Jebel et-Tur in Arabic, and the Mount of Transfiguration in Christian context.

Mount Precipice, also known as Mount of Precipitation, Mount of the Leap of the Lord and Mount Kedumim is located just outside the southern edge of Nazareth, 2.0 km SSW of the modern city center. It is believed by many to be the site of the Rejection of Jesus described in Luke 4:29-30 – The people of Nazareth, not accepting Jesus as Messiah tried to push him from the mountain, but “he passed through the midst of them and went away. Archaeological excavations in the Qafzeh Cave in the mountain found human remains, whose estimated age is 100,000 years old.

 

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