Archive for the ‘Israel’

  • Indescribable Beauty of Israel

    Posted in Israel | August 16, 2010
    The sacrosanct land of Israel at the very first mention infuses a million connotations to different people. For the ones driven by the reverence of three grand religions of Islam, Christianity and Judaism, the holy lands are worshipped by countless devotees hitting the sacred heart of Israel. While, those evoked by ethereal architectures would be awe-inspired by the grandiose of old town settlements, magnificent temples, while as for the tourist with no other agenda but pure hedonism towards great sights and beaches, would also have their quotients met up high. Though, undeniably for some, Israel also has a mention amidst grey scars of terrorism and bombing. But the lush wilderness of Israel amidst amazing aridness and spectacular seas is enough  [...]
  • Places to visit in Israel

    Posted in Israel | June 28, 2010
    Israel is one of the most important places on earth dude to it religious significance as well as it geographical location. Some of the cities here Israel : Jerusalem : This is one of the most religious cities for people all over the world and it is also the capital. Tel Aviv : This place is known to be the city that never sleeps. Tel Aviv is always bustling with people walking in the gardens, promenades, night walks and of course the crazy night life in tel Aviv is off the hook. A part of tel Aviv called the white city is a NESCO world heritage site. Nahariya : This is a picturesque coastal city which is near the Lebanese border. This place is quite popular with young couples and honeymooners. Sights : Although Israel has a lot of scenic beauty,  [...]
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque – holiest mosque in Jerusalem

    Posted in Israel | May 19, 2010
    The Al-Aqsa Mosque is regarded as the most significant mosque in Jerusalem. Positioned on the Haram esh-Sharif (commonly the Noble Sanctuary) or else Temple Mount, this mosque is known to be the third holiest site according to Islam subsequent to Mecca, which is followed by Medina. In addition this is the central focal point of the Muslim community that is resident in Jerusalem, which hosts every day prayers as well as accommodating huge crowds intended for the Friday sermons. Al-Aqsa Mosque – History In the beginning, the entire of Jerusalem was acknowledged as the masjid al-aqsa, or else “distant sanctuary,” on the other hand, the term in due course came to be functional to the major mosque in this city. Also it is by no  [...]
  • I was Blessed to be in Old Jerusalem

    Posted in Israel | March 26, 2010
    Located in the walled area of the modern city of Jerusalem in Israel, the old city of Jerusalem is the religious site for three main ethnic groups of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. For Jews, the Temple Mount and its Western Wall is important, while for the Christians, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. For Muslims, the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque is of utmost significance. No wonder, it has been now declared as the part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. Jerusalem Israel Tourism First, I strolled along the Via Dolorosa known as the Road of Sorrow and the Way of the Cross. Yes, you guessed it right! It was precisely on this route where Jesus was been carried on the Cross to his crucifixion. Nearly, 14 stations are marked along the way  [...]