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Akko Historical Sites

| August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Akko Historical Sites

Akko (aka Acre) Historical Attractions The Hamam Al Basha The local hamam (bathhouse) was both a place of religious purification before prayers and a social gathering place in the Ottoman Empire. This hamam was originally built by Jazzar Pasha, who was the Turkish governor of Akko towards the end of the 18th century. Here gathered […]

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Netanya Shopping

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Netanya Shopping

Netanya Israel Shopping Knowing how to shop in Netanya, including bargaining, price savings, and location of stores is essential to a great vacation. Whereas in the ‘olden days’ visitors used to shop in local souvenir stores around the beach and the center of town, nowadays many prefer to do their shopping in an air-conditioned Netanya mall. […]

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Shop Tel Aviv

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Shop Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Mall For the trendiest mall in town, head to Tel Aviv’s Sheinkin Street where you will find scores of fashion boutiques displaying the work of Israel’s best designers. It’s by far the center of the fashion industry and a great place to go window shopping even if you can’t afford the creations. Shopping in Tel Aviv There is nothing […]

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Mahane Yehuda

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mahane Yehuda

Julien Menichini  CC BY 2.0 Experiencing the Shuk The Shuk Ask any Jerusalemite: “Where’s the best place to shop?” and 9 out of 10 will not name a supermarket or mall—they’ll answer, “the shuk.” That’s the local name for the Machane Yehuda Market, located at the western end of Jaffa Road in central Jerusalem.  It’s a 10-minute […]

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