Eilat (Israel): what to see in the seaside resort


What to see in Eilat, itinerary including the main places of interest present in this renowned seaside resort of Israel bathed by the Red Sea.

Tourist information

Located on the Gulf of Aqaba, between the city of Aqaba in Jordan, located to the east, and the town of Taba in Egypt, located to the west, Eilat is a seaside resort founded in 1950.

Along the coast, which stretches for about five kilometers to the Egyptian border, there are luxury hotels and beaches, which allow you to access the beautiful backdrops typical of the Red Sea.

Inland, the desert extends, the custodian of biblical events, the mountains and the beautiful nature reserves.

At the Underwater Observatory it is possible to discover the fascinating marine life that takes place in the depths of the Red Sea.

Dolphin Reef is the coral reef of dolphins, characterized by the presence of magnificent specimens relating to this marine species.

What see

Kings City, in Italian City of Kings, is a useful park to discover how people lived in the times of the Bible.

The Timna National Park, located about 25 km from Eilat on the edge of the Arava Valley, is immersed in the fascinating desert landscape and includes the ancient remains of a large copper mine, dating back to the fifth millennium BC, which constitutes a precious testimony of this ancient mining center.

Through a path, which takes about an hour to complete, you can visit the ancient galleries and ancient wells dug into the rock.

Very impressive are the impressive rock formations, called "Pillars of King Solomon" and 50 meters high, produced by the erosion of the wind and water infiltrations.

In the park there are various archaeological finds, including a temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Hathor, patroness of the mines.

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