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Shopping and Restaurants in Ashkelon

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Shopping and Restaurants in Ashkelon

Ashkelon Shopping Malls Ashkelon has some good shopping malls and great gourmet restaurants. A very fascinating shopping and restaurant area is in the Old City of Migdal, where all kinds of interesting architectural buildings with arches and courtyards abound. Here you can combine a shopping spree with a tour of the museum, art galleries, and […]

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Ashkelon Excavations

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Ashkelon Excavations

Ashkelon National Park: Tel Ashkelon Ashkelon is one of the world’s oldest cities and the remains of about 20 cities buried one on top of another have been found at Tel Ashkelon, dating from 3500 BCE to 1500 CE – about 5,000 years. The remains at Tel Ashkelon are within the boundaries of Ashkelon National Park, […]

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Ashkelon

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Ashkelon

Ashkelon Israel Ashkelon is a beautiful beach town on Israel’s southern Mediterranean coast. The name is derived from the Hebrew word shekel, a weight. In ancient Egypt Ashekelon was referred to as Askala or Askanu. The Romans called it Ascalonia. It is located just 8 miles (13 km) from the Gaza border. Ashkelon has 7.5 miles (12 […]

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