The old city of Jerusalem is definitely worth a visit if you are spending the summer in Israel. The highlight of this city would be The Tower of David, a citadel which lies at the western end of the city. The tower is supposed to hold many secrets and mysteries. When you do walk through the city, you will come across many historical buildings that show off pure architectural skill. There are many other great places such as the Western Wall or the Kotel. You can find the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Muslim Quarter and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Christian Quarter.
If you want to escape the summer heat then check out Israel’s malls. Some will be completely air-conditioned so you don’t have to worry about getting all sweaty. The best mall you can find is the Fashion mall in Tel Aviv. It is a fancy mall that has some of the best designer brands. Sarona market lies nearby but it is famous for the fresh produce and the best eateries. You can also check out Manilla Mall that is located in Jerusalem. Although it isn’t air-conditioned, the rooftop restaurants provide great views of the Old City.
Most people flock to the waters to cool off because of the warm weather. People take boats out onto the Dead Sea or the Red Sea as well. They even take part in boating and other fun activities. A great way to beat the heat during summer time in Israel is by taking a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee also know as Kinneret. It is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Israel and the lowest in the world. You will see a lot of pilgrims who come from all over the world to have a look at the sea where Jesus walked on water. You can also take a stroll down the beach instead of a ride and then stay at a local campsite. This is a great way to have a peaceful summer camp in Israel.
There are many exciting outdoor activities that happen in Israel. If you enjoy sports, you definitely shouldn’t miss out on this. There are many activities such as yoga, paddleboard, and surfing. There is even an activity where you perform yoga on a paddleboard and the key is to stay balanced. If you are new to this, don’t expect to stay dry! You can also go biking around the city, it is a great way to explore the city from a different angle.
Scuba diving is another great way to spend your summer in Israel. You can explore the depths of the Red Sea, the Dolphin Reef or the Coral Beach Natural Reserve. The clear blue waters are a real treat for people who love scuba diving or snorkeling. You can find a lot of different fish life and beautiful corals. If you visit the Dolphin Reef, you will be able to watch dolphins go about their daily life. You will be able to swim with them and observe them up close. If you happen to visit during the offspring season, you will be able to see tiny dolphins and watch them being cared for by their family.
Popular as the national game of Israel, Matkot is played in the country since 1920. Matkot is a paddle ball game played at the beach. If you are visiting Israel in summer then you must head to a beach and play matkot with the locals and learn some skills as well. The summer temperature in Israel is quite hot and so after enjoying a quick game, you can also go for swimming on the beach.