Jerusalem is blessed with some of the finest museums in the country. The city contains so much diversity in terms of culture, religion, art, history and more that it can sometimes feel overwhelming. So, here at Tellavista we put together a short list of the most popular ones!
The Yad Vashem Memorial, founded in 1953 to serve as the center for research, documentation, education and commemoration of the Holocaust. It is an emotionally powerful museum, which introduces visitors to the history of the Nazis’ rise to power and the harrowing effect this had on Jews in Europe at that time. The various exhibits serve as a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and include displays of ghettos, concentration camps, Jewish response, and the famous Hall of Names. Continue reading
When traveling to a country with such a great history like Israel, you must look for the most significant and interesting museums that country has to offer. Here is a list of some the must visit museums around Israel.
The Israel Museum
Founded in 1965 in Jerusalem, the Israel Museum is the country’s flagship museum and largest cultural institution. The museum houses 500,000 objects, including the famous Dead Sea Scrolls; a grand collection of archaeological finds; an immense treasury of world Judaica; an amazing sculpture garden; and vast collections of primitive, European and modern art.
For more info: www.imj.org.il/en/
Israel may be the land of old. Filled with history, archaeology sites and many museums that tell you how old Israel really is. But in 2016, Israel has also turned into a land filled with extreme activities for the thrill seeker! Here are some of the activities you can find around Israel, while having an extreme time!