Israel is a country located in the Middle East. It is bordered by Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. The official languages of Israel are Hebrew and Arabic, but English is also widely spoken.
The main reasons to visit Israel are to see the historical and religious sites, to enjoy the Mediterranean climate, and to experience the unique culture. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Israel include the Western Wall and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee, and the ruins of ancient cities such as Jericho and Petra. Apart from seeing the sites, you will find everything from the bustling city life of Tel Aviv to the quiet beauty of the Galilee.
Israeli cuisine is a fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. Common ingredients in Israeli dishes include olives, olive oil, fresh herbs, garlic, lemon, and tomatoes. Popular Israeli dishes include hummus, falafel, shakshuka, and kugel.