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Beit Shean National Park

Beit Shean is a city located in the northern Jordan Valley in Israel. This area is abundant water and vegetation yielding fruit, so the city became a major crossroads and has a large number of rulers throughout history.

Beit Shean is a very touristy place and thousands of Christians come to see the excavations in the Old City. In addition, the Ministry of Tourism of Israel began a huge project that aims to restore life throughout history. Instead found temples, commercial centers, the Roman theater and amazing attractions.

Project was inaugurated in early 2008 "audio-visual" tremendous investment of $ 25 million and is unique in its kind and among the few in the world. Please note that the show takes place in the evening, so if you want to be sure to get at the correct times. In addition, tour guides you can purchase tickets at a discounted price and save you a place. Not necessary but nevertheless, we note that tickets purchased several months in advance. However, instructors organized tours and groups have reserved seats so it is advisable to join a trip like this

Around the park there are other parks such as the "Garden of the three" which contains dozens of pools of waters of the Jordan. Where you can find a place for pilgrims and Christian baptism at all. Nearby, there is a group "Capernaum" which is sacred to Christianity due to the residence of Jesus in place for several years. You can get to all year round and there is public transportation from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and Tiberias, which is close to 25 km to the city of Beit Shean and 30 km from the park