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5 Great Tourist Attractions to Visit When You Study In Israel

Students who study in Israel can visit famous attractions such as Jerusalem

Students who study in Israel can visit famous attractions such as Jerusalem

International students who choose to study at Technion have plenty to look forward to. With world –class facilities and instruction from expert tutors at one of the most prestigious science and technology universities in the world, students get the chance to experience a truly first-class education.

Studying in Israel is about much more than just that. Whether they enroll in a short-term course or a full undergraduate program, international students are rewarded with an unforgettable experience in a country that’s rich in history, abundant in natural beauty, and has a vibrant and emerging culture of new ideas and innovation.

Read on to find out more about some the fantastic cultural attractions that await you in Israel.

1. Journey Through History in Jerusalem When You Study in Israel

The first thing on many students’ list of things to do in Israel is to pay a visit to Jerusalem. The historic city is place of pilgrimage and historical significance for people of Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths the world over, and is packed with famous landmarks like the Western Wall, the Dome of the Rock, and Mount Zion.

 2. Baha’i Gardens: A World Heritage Site On Your Doorstep in Haifa

While Jerusalem is just a little over two hours away, students who study in Haifa don’t need to go that far to find a world-famous historical landmark. Situated atop Mount Carmel, the Baha’i shrine and its surrounding garden terraces are among the most visited attractions in Israel. The beautiful picturesque mountainside structure is also the world centre for the Baha’i faith, one of the many diverse communities who live peacefully in the city.

The beautiful Baha’i Gardens are not far from the Technion campus

The beautiful Baha’i Gardens are not far from the Technion campus

3. Visit Tel Aviv While You Study in Israel

Modern Israel is a vibrant hub of technological innovation and entrepreneurship, the centre of which is the bustling city of Tel Aviv, just an hour’s drive from campus. Students can enjoy its numerous beaches and iconic Bauhaus architecture, while those wishing to see entrepreneurism in action can even book special Start Up Tours, which take them behind-the-scenes of some of the tech companies located in the city.

Tel Aviv is one of the world’s most vibrant cities

Tel Aviv is one of the world’s most vibrant cities

4. Take a Break from Study in Haifa on the City’s Beautiful Beaches

If you’re looking for somewhere to relax during your downtime when you study in Israel, there’s no better place to take it easy than on Haifa’s lush sandy beaches. Watersports enthusiasts can windsurf or kiteboard on BatGalim Beach, while Hof HaCarmel Beach offers a more peaceful laid-back atmosphere.

5.  The Dead Sea: Experience the Most Bizarre Natural Wonder in Israel

Of course, no stay in Israel would be complete without experiencing the natural phenomenon of The Dead Sea. The gigantic lake is so rich in minerals and salt content that it is impossible to sink, and attracts thousands of tourists every year who float peacefully down its banks enjoying the rich, unspoiled landscape.

Looking to explore the historic Israeli land and culture?

Study in Israel in English at Technion and have the experience of a lifetime!