Holy Land

Holy Land

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This guide to the Holy Land features six itineraries that take the traveller through the land of the Bible. The information included covers how to get to the Holy Land, where to stop, where to eat, excursions and pilgrimages, museum opening times and an up-to-date list of hotels. The itineraries are as folllows: Sinai and the Great Book, St Catherine's Monastery and environs; Eilat and Beer Sheva, the Great Book of Beer Sheva, the Dead Sea, Massada and Qumran; Jerusalem, the Great Book of Jerusalem, walls and doors, the Jewish quarter, the Christian quarter and the Via Dolorosa, the Muslim quarter and the El-Aqs Mosque, modern Jerusalem, the Museum of Israel and the Hadassah synagogue; Jericho, Tel Jericho and Qasr Hisham; Tel Aviv and Jaffa, the Haaretz Musuem, the Diaspora House, wine and the Great Book of Tel Aviv; and Tiberias. In addition, the book contains 160 encyclopaedic pages containing information about the Holy Land's nature and climate, history, arts and traditions, religions and architecture. There is also a terminological index and accounts of the Holy Land as viewed by painters and writers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 120 x 230mm | 597g
  • Everyman
  • EVERYMAN GUIDES
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 1857158911
  • 9781857158915